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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Implanon subdermal.

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Condition: Birth Control
6/16/2014 1:37:50 AM

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: 5

Comment:
My only complaint is that the person who inserted it was in training and the initial insertion hurt more than it was supposed to. Still wasn't bad, and the rest of my experience has been positive. My arm bruised for a bit, as expected, but I haven't had any side effects. I like not having to remember to take the pill. I usually don't remember it's there, but when I push it on it I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/11/2014 9:06:31 AM

Reviewer: LadyBug91, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
My experience so far with Implanon has been less than what I expected. I say that because I was initailly taking the injection deop-vera for two years and had no issues with it at all. While using this new method Implanon I have had severe mood swings, increase in acne, and a lot of spotting. Before using any birth control I would only get my period for 3 days now I get spotting for two weeks and ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/24/2014 9:42:22 PM

Reviewer: 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: 4

Comment:
I am 22 and I been on since I was 21, I havent had a period since i been on which is fine but my sex drive is out the window. havent had sex with my boyfriend in 6 weeks and we live together. Im just not in the mood AT ALL. Also i notice i have been dry and that has never been the case. Also alot of weight gain and no matter how much i exercise it wont come off. I also feel like my feet keep growi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/23/2014 3:27:50 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Constant Bleeding and numbness in my arm at times

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.

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