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

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194 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
1/21/2015 2:27:04 AM

Reviewer: Julianne , 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have 8 more months until my 3 year implant is due to be taken out and I am just now having problems with it. As the time is coming closer I'm worried more because I don't know why I am having symptoms all of a sudden and I haven done anything different all this time. >Randomly I was getting really nauseated at things I normally wouldn't have but that's recently passed for the ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/19/2015 2:11:17 PM

Reviewer: GA Girl, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Had the Implanon implant for 3 years and then switched to Nexplanon. Became pregnant a month after the switch. About 8 and a half months along. I recommend still practicing safer techniques or abstinence.

Condition: Birth Control
1/10/2015 2:02:01 PM

Reviewer: gjoksie, 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:
I've had my Nexplanon for a 1 1/2 years and I love it! I always had problems taking my pill everyday and would forget or take it at different times and I tried the shot and that made my appetite increase so much I was eating excessively and gained a lot of weight. With Nexplanon I had no weird periods or excessive bleeding. After the first few months my periods went away completely and I have ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/10/2015 7:35:04 AM

Reviewer: HappyGirl, 35-44 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:
I am 37 and have 2 children. Ages 19 and 9. I got Nexplanon after having my fiancés 14 year old daughter put on it. I don't want anymore children and chose this because of the effectiveness. My step daughter had no bad side effects. Other than the first month she bled a lot. The first month for me was fine. So I suggested to my 19 year old daughter to get this as well. This is when it ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/9/2015 12:10:02 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I see the negative comments, but here's a positive one. I'm on my last year of it and I love it! At first I was having the weird periods that some people described so I talk to my GYN and they prescribed me an additional pill to take when I have my period to make it go away (extra dose of progesterone). That has helped tremendously. I have maybe 1-2 periods/year and thank god because my cr ... Show Full Comment

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