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

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78 Total User Reviews

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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.

Condition: Birth Control
7/20/2014 4:48:57 AM

Reviewer: JD1990, 19-24 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 had the nexplanon put in about 3 months ago and so far I am satisfied with it. All birth controls have there pros and cons but as far as not getting pregnant right now is my number one concern and it is doing it's job. I have maybe had 1 normal period and 3 other occasions of spotting but from what I understand that is to be expected within the first 6 months. My cramps are normal, my moods ... Show Full Comment

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