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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of IMPLANON Sdrm.

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428 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
8/5/2013 1:14:43 AM

Reviewer: carlene, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I now have a big scar on my arm, it is so noticeable I cannot hold my arm up with a comment :( I work but I did not expect such a big scar

Condition: Birth Control
8/3/2013 1:21:42 AM

Reviewer: pd1031*, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I HATE this medication. I had it put in right before leaving the military, so I would have an extra form of contraceptive that would be inexpensive, and helpful. No I am not pregnant (yay). However, I have severe abdominal pain, vomiting, dizziness, acne, and severe weight gain. I gained a little weight from taking the shot, and various other medications, but after switching to this, I have gained ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/24/2013 10:44:20 PM

Reviewer: Stewardess, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have been on the implanon for 4 months. In the first month I had bleeding and spotting lasting 2 weeks. During the second month I spotted after sex twice. Some of the other side effects ive experience were mild acne, tender breasts, headaches, and nausea. When I got to 3 months those side effects stopped and the bleeding/spotting. I guess my body was just getting used to the hormones. I love not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/3/2013 3:31:38 PM

Reviewer: Chrissy2303, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
This medication really had it's pro's and con's, If you are very unsocial, do not have kids or a busy life, no other medical conditions and do not mind weight gain, then this is the birth control for you!, however this was not for me. 4 months before getting nexplanon I underwent brain surgery so I am already a suffer of chronic migraines but combined with the headaches that the nexpla ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/21/2013 10:20:21 AM

Reviewer: stormer, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After 13 months with the Implanon, I was finally able to get it removed. Implanon is very effective and no worries about taking a pill every day. However, the side effects for me were horrible. I had mmod swings, weight gain, pelvic pain, acne, and periods every 2 weeks. It became unbearable by the seventh month. My insurance would not cover removal until it had been in for a year. When the time c ... Show Full Comment

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