19/06/2019

Sayana Press

Injection

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

if you are wanting to stop your periods it’s ideal, stopped mine within 6 months. However i gained a lot of weight, appetite increased a lot!! acne became terrible and became low in mood. as it’s a sub injection it can be quite sore when given! i found it really stung me.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

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

No effects

Tender breasts

Better skin

Spots or acne

Enlarged breasts

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

i had a 3 week break between finishing and starting the pill, no bleed or breakthrough bleed yet. I’m now 6 weeks off the injection and yet to have a period.

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