22/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Effective form of contraception, but has long lasting effects. Would prefer to have known the effects before using it.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Better skin

Increased sweating

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
12-18 months
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Headaches

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Very little changed after having stopped the contraception. Has effected spots on my face since stopping the injection

Had a similar experience?

Leave a short review and help other women find the right method for them

Want advice?

Speak to one of our doctors about your concerns