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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of implanon sdrm.

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Condition: Birth Control
11/18/2008 6:02:35 AM

Reviewer: cheryl.ladner, 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: 5

Comment:
very good i have decied to get it removed as i have decided to have more children i wonder how long this will take??

Condition: Birth Control
11/5/2008 12:36:51 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Well at least now I know I am not the only one dealing with all the negative effects. Started implant in May 2008 its now Nov 2008, first two months had heavier periods but have had nothing since then- kinda worring me. I thought I could deal with a heavier flow if thats all the side effects would be.. boy was I wrong!! After the 2 month the SEVERE ACNE started on face, chest and back; Massive hai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/24/2008 6:21:53 PM

Reviewer: mommyto2angels, 19-24 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: 2

Comment:
IT DID DECREASE THE NUMBER OF PERIODS.. HOWEVER IT CAUSED EACH PERIOD TO LAST APPROX. 15-21 DAYS. I HAD TO BE PUT ON ESTROGEN TWICE. DECIDED TO HAVE IT REMOVED AFTER THE 6 MONTH POINT. FIGURED SINCE I HAD TO TAKE A PILL ALONG SIDE THE IMPLANT, IT REALLY WASN'T WORTH IT. THE ADDED JOLT OF HORMONES ON A IRREGULAR BASIS WAS TOO MUCH FOR MY BODY.

Condition: Birth Control
10/21/2008 5:08:56 PM

Reviewer: naynay, 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: 3

Comment:
I have had implanon for about 1 year 8 months now and at first everything was fine. For the first 12 months i only got my period every 90 days but now my period has stopped altogether. I have started to lose hair, i've gained about 25 pounds, i grew facial hair, i have dark splotches and acne on my face, im very moody, and i have absolutely NO sex drive! which is interfering with my relationsh ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
10/17/2008 1:31:43 PM

Reviewer: HI Flip, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
After implant, insert are of the arm took 2 mos. to heal. Period lasts from 2-3 wks (1 wk of heavy bleeding & 2 wks of light to moderate bleeding). Experience severe fatigue & dizziness; Loss of appetitie; Acne problems; Occassional pain in left arm; 2-3 days of extreme abdominal/back pain; Lost some weight; Never experienced spotting in between periods.

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