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

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Condition: Birth Control
12/30/2008 5:47:51 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I first recieved bc it was ok the first three days.In november I got it put in and it is now december, I want to stop bleeding. Yhea, it works because your man don't want you if you are bleeding and moody everyday. I don't like 7 days, but 7 sound better than 5 weeks. I am getting it taken out on January 9. I want to celebrate christmas, New years, and definately Valentine with my hus ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/30/2008 1:38:01 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The first 2 months were great. I had no period as I was nursing. However, the last 4 months have been completely crappy. My periods last anywhere from 1-4 weeks with manybe a 1 week reprieve in between...if I'm lucky. I'm moody and irritable and am interested in another method!

Condition: Birth Control
12/29/2008 4:32:46 AM

Reviewer: P Rast, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had Implanon for a little over a year and the only thing I like about this bc is that I don't have to remember a pill everyday. My periods don't last days, they last months and it's moderate to heavy bleeding. My side effects include: severe cramps, mood swings, NO sex drive, larger and sore breasts, more than normal acne, and severe migranes. I chose this method because it w ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/23/2008 2:43:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The first two months on Implanon were great. No periods and no troubles. The past three months I have had three periods in one month, very irregular bleeding at unknown timing and very strong periods within the last few weeks. I am meeting my OBGYN in a couple weeks to remove and switch methods.

Condition: Birth Control
12/13/2008 1:07:08 AM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Implanon for about a year, and in the last three months, I have had severe periods that last weeks, mood swings, acne (not just on my face), fatigue, moderate depression, itchy-burning vajajay, constipation, pain in my back, knees, ankles, nausea, cramps, constant bloating, my hair is coming out in clumps in the shower, I either have no appetite, or I am ravenous, my skin has become ... Show Full Comment

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