19/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This caused me longer and heavier periods. I found keeping track of when the next injection was due to be stressful – maybe this reflects more on me/my doctors.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
No change

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

I stopped using this contraception and moved straight on to mini-pill. There were no issues for me in changing.

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