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Condition: Birth Control
8/2/2014 2:21:10 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Since I'm a new mom I wanted to instantly get on some form of birth control. Due to my crazy life I wanted a more consistent Bc method. Not a fan of everyday pills or other insertion down there. So I went with this Bc for the grand perk of lasting for 3 years. Ughhh why does the side effects have to Add on more problems to my life!!! If I'm not Spotting like crazy I'm on my cycle for n ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2014 12:09:11 PM

Reviewer: meowlexandra, 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:
i am 25, and decided to get nexplanon after getting frustrated with the cost of nuvaring. nexplanon is 100% covered with my health insurance, and it lasts 3 years, so i didn't even think twice about getting it. it is definitely awesome in the fact that you don't have to remember to re-new a prescription, or remember to take a pill every day, HOWEVER, i have been the meanest person since ta ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2014 1:53:43 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This birth control is the WORST thing that has ever happened to me. I have gained 10 pounds in ONE month. I have been the same weight for 3 years and this is the only thing I am doing differently. I am breaking out on my face and chest. I am always spotting and if I'm not spotting its because I am having a 10 day period with the worst cramps ever. With the weight gain, acne, and constant spott ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2014 11:04:28 AM

Reviewer: jnca2013, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
The effectiveness has been amazing. But as far as the "side effects", I don't know how much more I can take. I have a period every other week and I mean a period, not just spotting. This last one has lasted about 8 days so far. I've called my doctor and they keep saying "wait one more month." I've had it in for almost 7 months. Any suggestions?

Condition: Birth Control
7/23/2014 8:17:07 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have now had the Nexplanon for 4 months and have had this CONSTANT itching at the injection site. It's so bothersome that I'm ready to have it removed.

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