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

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Condition: Birth Control
8/17/2014 8:22:34 PM

Reviewer: ajmoore, 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:
Very strange. So maybe this isn't a good thing, but since I've started taking this my appetite has been ruined. Now and again I just get really hungry, start to eat and then after a small amount it's like 'eugh.' I'm very thirsty though. I've lost 7 lbs since I got it put in a month ago, and it'd probably be more if I was still drinking my old favourite drink Pepsi ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/8/2014 11:39:52 AM

Reviewer: Hormonal in NY, 19-24 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 was first attracted to the idea of a hormonal implant because I liked the no-hassle aspect of not remembering a pill or a shot, and also because it was very effective at preventing pregnancy. Nexplanon lived up to the standard insofar as being very reliable. However, I noticed after the first month that I was very irritable and was prone to bouts of depression and suicidal thinking. Granted ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/5/2014 10:16:54 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 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:
I do NOT recommend this! My doctor kept telling me to give it time to kick in. The first couple months were fine but its going on a year and I've gained 50ish pounds, have headache all the time, and I'm super moody. I never feel good and i have got to the source and this has to be it. I work out, eat pretty healthy and i should be feeling like this. I have an appointment to get it taken ou ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/5/2014 6:40:35 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've started this BC because I would like to pace myself with having another baby but total regret getting this. I've had spoting for the last 7months along with a period. This BC has been a nuisance since I can never be intimate anymore or just enjoy every day things with a consent period and mood swing problems,

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

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