26/06/2019

Depo-Provera

Injection

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Convenient, couldn’t cope with some of the side effects in the end. 6 months off and still not back to normal.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Better skin

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Latex allergy

Nausea or vomiting

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Migraines

Dizziness

Aura symptoms

Headaches

Spots or acne

Latex allergy

Nausea or vomiting

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

Still not returned to normal. No period yet. Sex drive not returned. Weight gain has slowed and diet is finally working. Migraines have slightly improved but more auras.

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