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Condition: Birth Control
6/23/2015 4:54:46 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Here's why I had mine removed after two months: - severe depression - increased anxiety - crying every day - tiny red bumps of acne all over my face - the device was VISIBLE in my arm I now have TWO permanent scars on my arm from the insertion and removal sites. May work for others, but was a terrible experience for me.

Condition: Birth Control
6/23/2015 1:40:35 PM

Reviewer: Paola, 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I just have a little over two weeks since i had it inserted! And im already getting removed can't stand having migraines everyday! This tjing it's just not for me.

Condition: Birth Control
6/20/2015 8:50:45 AM

Reviewer: Stephanie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my Nexplanon inserted in 2013, it's been 2 1/2 years and my experience has been very bad. I gave it more than enough time to settle and be able to figure out it doesn't work for me. I've experienced weight gain (i gained 12 kgs. which I just cannot lose), headaches, multiple periods per month (sometimes 4 periods per month, which make yourself so tired and of course has a negativ ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/10/2015 2:29:57 PM

Reviewer: moabrego, 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: 1

Comment:
Unlike the other comments this BC has helped me with my periods i no longer get them and when i do its nothing. However after reading reviews this explains all the craziness my life has been the last two years of having it. After having my son i had it put in, and for the last two years i have struggled to lose the weight, i by far am no gym junkie but i would go consistently and watch what i ate ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
6/7/2015 12:33:48 PM

Reviewer: Helen, 25-34 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 used to be on Depo-Pravara, so when I was offered Nexplanon by my new OBGYN, I figured- why not! I got the implant done back in November of 2014. It was pretty interesting watching as the doctor used her tools to place the implant perfectly under the skin on the inner part of my bicep. I kept the gauze on as instructed for 24 hours. There was a big bruise, but it's understandable why it ... Show Full Comment

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