10/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I wish I did research beforehand. It was almost a rushed decision and the clinic used it as a quick fix. It was convenient as I didn’t have to remember to take it frequently. However, there were so many negative effects it definately wasn’t worth it. In addition to this it took my body around 2 years to recover completely and if used for a long period of time it can contribute to osteoporosis.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Nausea or vomiting

Spots or acne

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
18 months - 3 years
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Aura symptoms

Better skin

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

No effects

Experience after taking

It took my body almost 2 years to completely recover and my periods were everywhere for those 2 years. Now I am a much happier and healthier person.

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