20/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It made me so anxious I had to be put on medication (this went away after the injection wore off). In some ways it was the best contraceptive ever because my libido vanished.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Spotting / light bleeding between periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

Took about 9 months for my sex drive to get back to somewhat normal. The anxiety was gone after about 6 months after my injection

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