25/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
5 - 8 years
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

This was a very reliable method for me for a number of years. I only stopped using it as I wanted something with no hormones in.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Back pain

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
12-18 months
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Back pain

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

My bleeding was very irregular within the first few months but this seems to be getting better (10 months after).

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