25/05/2020

Sayana Press

Injection

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Easy and convenient contraception that definitely does its job.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Increased body hair

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
I don’t know/can’t tell
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Headaches

Dizziness

Increased sweating

Back pain

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

The sad reality is when you come off the injection with the hope of getting pregnant. My last injection was on 08/09/2019, therapeutic effect would have finished 15/12/2019. It is now the 25/05/20 and I still have not had a period, not even any spotting. I am 27 years old, healthy weight, eating healthy and exercise regularly. I previously had very regular periods. I think for young women who would like to start a family at some point, should not consider this contraception. This is most likely the perfect option for women who have already had children and are certain they would not like any more.

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