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Condition: Birth Control
5/6/2014 6:43:11 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Easy insertion. I had 2 and have 3 scars that are little and hardly noticeable. My problem was when I had it removed a couple of months ago the side effects were similar to pregnancy: sore breasts, nausea, tiredness. This lasted 2 months and I finally got a normal cycle now idont know what my body is doing. Turned my cycle inside out. Very annoying and confusing.

Condition: Birth Control
4/23/2014 9:07:56 AM

Reviewer: Implanon79, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
This is my third round with Implanon. I have been on it for 9 years. I really like the medicine, its wonderful not having to worry about remembering to take a pill. There are some effects of weight gain but if you are active it should balance out. First time I had it inserted I only had a monthly cycle for the last 3 mths out of the 3 year term. The second time I had it inserted I didn't have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/27/2014 4:09:22 AM

Reviewer: Winchester89, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Burned like hell going in.. Was great for a short while.. no periods for the remaining 8 months my Depo was slowly getting out of my system.. then BAM my period was heavy, irregular, no warning sign of it happening, and it would last 5-7 days.. every other week for 2 months.. disappear for 2 months.. then come back.. it was awful. the insertion site was itchy a lot.. my breast hurt like a mofo all ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/22/2014 7:23:56 AM

Reviewer: pinklady72191, 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:
I had the implanon inserted in September 2012. I have a job where I travel a lot, and would forget to take the pill, and was terrified of weight gain from the shot. The effects were almost immediate. I was diagnosed with severe depression in October 2012. My sex drive completely disappeared, which is insane because I would have sex daily with my fiancée, now husband. I had the device removed ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/28/2014 11:08:10 PM

Reviewer: The_Ginger_Doctor, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i got this right after my daughter was born, and i love not having to take birth control pills, i really wish i hadn't now, because i went from having a system that didn't really cycle at all to cycling every 16 days for 9 days, yeah i don't recommend this to anyone. i really like the not getting pregnant part and not having to take birth control pills but other than that it's not ... Show Full Comment

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