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Condition: Birth Control
2/12/2015 9:59:23 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: 5

Comment:
Best BC decision I've ever made. It is expensive, my insurance covered 85% of it fortunately, but WAY cheaper when calculated out monthly (like if you were buying monthly BC). Only side effect has been some irregular periods, a little breakthrough bleeding, but totally manageable. I don't have to remember to take something every day, it's VERY effective. I would absolutely recommend ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/30/2015 11:16:40 AM

Reviewer: cassafrass9, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Yes, this is effective. But it is not worth the side effects. I had this for almost exactly two years, I wished every day that I hadn't. Periods: 30 days of no bleeding, 30 days of bleeding, for 15 months. Tampons were painful, regular pads rubbed me raw. Sex: No sex drive. None. Sex was painful. Personality: I was a completely different person. I used to laugh so much, but on Implanon I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/23/2015 10:27:10 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Ive had the implanon for 1 year and 4 months now, .. first year was AMAZING! no periods just cramps when i should be getting my period. I loved not haveing to remember to take the pill and not worrying about getting pregant. Once i hit 12months with it, i had 2 week long periods every month, than this last month 3 1/2 week long period.. and i notice my sex drive is completely gone.. and ive been v ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/19/2015 12:06:24 PM

Reviewer: r_heern1992, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I got the implanon implant in feb of 2014. here i am almost one year later and ive had nothing but problems i have had extreme weight gain,acne and have bled everyday sense it was put in i hate it problem is my doctor keeps saying it is normal but to me there is no way bleeding almost everyday for a year is normal. i have made an appointment to have it removed.i would not recommend this birth cont ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/5/2015 1:41:02 AM

Reviewer: pnkk83, 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: 5

Comment:
best birth control i have tried, will have to get it removed in the next couple of days to re new it !! i am very happy with this !!

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