25/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
8+ years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I used this for nearly 10 years. Never had a problem until I came off it and the side effects were horrific.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

I went through bloating that stretches my skin. I went up 2 bra sizes and the pain in my breast was horrific to the point where I would cry. I would find myself having a constant feeling of dread. Then my period was constant. Then it went to being unbelievably heavy, like having to shower on my lunch at work heavy.

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