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Condition: Birth Control
4/8/2014 3:17:28 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on the Nexplanon for a year now. It is such a great concept but, from all the reviews i have read; 90% of women have the same problem as i do. I started bleeding about the 2nd month it. I have bleed ever since. I waited and hope it would go away; but it stop for a week and came back. I bleed so much i'm surprise i am alive. I bleed lightly but almost 26-30 days. Then it slow down, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/6/2014 5:06:07 PM

Reviewer: 13ug, Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
When taking Nexplanon I have gained over 50 pounds and it has given me really bad mood swings. For example I will start crying for no reason and if I don't watch sad movies I will burst into tears for no reason. the good news is it works to prevent pregnancy but it comes with a lot of side effects.

Condition: Birth Control
3/27/2014 2:35:10 PM

Reviewer: U.N. Owen, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
After not being able to use other types of contraception taken by mouth (due to bad stomach reactions), I decided to try Nexplanon. I have been using birth control Nexplanon for nine months now. The first six months were the hardest. My doctor told me it would take the hormone(s) six months to settle into my body. Irregular bleeding and headaches were big side effects for me, at least for that tim ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/14/2014 8:57:06 AM

Reviewer: Carebear, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had a very positive experience with this form of birth control. I had it in for 1 1/2 years. The only problem I had with it is that it moved from where it was inserted. But other than that, I was very pleased with its ease of use(once every 3 years) and effectiveness. I will say this to all women who are over weight and is thinking about using Nexplanon, I am an overweight woman and it worked we ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/7/2014 3:56:20 PM

Reviewer: ansleypansley, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I LOVE this form of birth control. It was completely free and works like a dream. No periods thus far, 3 months in, wonderful! It did seem to make me excessively hungry but as long as you can watch your habits this form of birth control is a dream come true.

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