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

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Condition: Birth Control
2/10/2016 2:31:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

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I got the nexplanon in a year ago this month. First 3 months were spotting for two weeks straight not bad at al concidering I used to have very heavy periods with severe cramps I'm talking pain so bad I would pass out if I didn't take Advil in time. Then they stopped it was awesome not having to deal with periods or pain. I was feeling really good up until August then the hell started I wa ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/9/2016 4:43:27 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
weight gain

Condition: Birth Control
2/9/2016 2:38:27 PM

Reviewer: Cece, 19-24 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Looking at these reviews from other women, I am positive I am not going crazy. I had been on the Nexplanon since July of 2015. I recently had it removed due to all of the side effects. It started out great for me the first couple months. After about 2 1/2 months of having it inserted I started feeling different. I started having mood swings, feeling like I was having anxiety attacks, my face start ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/8/2016 10:05:31 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

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Current Rating: 1

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I was on nexplanon for about six weeks and experienced major hair loss and spotting for more than three weeks. I have thin hair and now my scalp is more exposed due to the hair loss. I have anxiety every time I take a shower and brush my hair because of the amount of hair I see in the tub and sink. I did not experience hair loss on the POP "mini" pill so thought I would be ok on Nexplano ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
2/3/2016 9:35:33 AM

Reviewer: gloryrose, 13-18 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:
My mom made me get this when I was 17, about to turn 18. I have had it for about 6 months, and I am ready for it to be taken out. It has really messed with my periods. Before, I was only slightly crabby while menstruating...now it's like I'm at Defcon3...and it effects those around me as well. I don't like how I always have to be careful about doing stuff with my left arm. I used to sl ... Show Full Comment

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