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

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75 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
1/5/2014 11:12:54 PM

Reviewer: Bree, 13-18 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I got this put in a few months ago and honestly I've gained no weight, had no mood swings (well more than usual), and after it healed really no pain. I was tired the first few weeks, I stayed asleep as much as I could but my body regulated to it. The only concern I have is that Im spotting and it went on for 7 days stopped for 5 and now it is back again. It's really weird but my doctor sai ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/30/2013 10:35:16 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When I was first told about Nexplanon I LOVED what I thought it was going to be. Birth control for three years, no periods... AWESOME, RIGHT? Uhm no. I got it put in in the beginning of October 2013. Ever since I have gotten it put in, I am EXTREMELY irritated over everything. I have no sex drive whatsoever, and I'm losing my hair!! Not to mention I am gaining weight and my clothes don't f ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/30/2013 9:46:24 AM

Reviewer: Amethyst-Rose, 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:
This birth control is very effective however the symptoms I have received are not at all fun. When I got it in I noticed-headaches every day- tired- hormonal- ance- irritated- bleed heavily for two full months and then not bleed for another two months- upon putting it in I understood that it is possible cysts may form...what I did not realize and the doctor neglected to tell me until I talked to ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/22/2013 8:58:31 PM

Reviewer: kmwaller727, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had the Nexplanon implant for over a year. The first six months, I had no problem with it, but the last six months have been rough. Between the random lactating, mood swings, acne breakouts, burning at the insertion site, lack of sexual desire of any kind, periods that don't stop for more than a week every three months, and finding it impossible to fall asleep, I'm ready to just hav ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/13/2013 10:32:44 AM

Reviewer: photog_momma81, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I'm a single mom, recently started seeing someone & didn't want to risk having any more children. Had Nexplanon put in beginning of Nov 2013. Chose this method as I'm not good at remembering to take birth control pills... Had just finished my period, and haven't had any bleeding at all since having it put in. Which I love, hoping it stays that way. The insertion wasn't a ... Show Full Comment

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