25/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
100kg - 105kg / 15st 10lb - 16st 7lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Great contraception for when u don’t want periods. Minimal side effects for me apart from weight gain which I was told was because the injection increases your appetite.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Latex allergy

Increased body hair

Back pain

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Better skin

Latex allergy

Back pain

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

Sex drive increased. I suffered from eczema my whole life and it seemed to get better (not gone completely) after I stopped using the injection

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