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Family planning

Contraception Injection

8 replies

Ccox · 05/05/2019 12:24

I’m was on the pill but doctors taken me off it and refused to give me it because I had terrible side effects..anyway so I have to think of anything alternative..really don’t want the coil so other thing is the injection..but I’m worried that it will mess with my fertility when I come off it? I am only wanting to go on the injection for around 6-9 months until I’m married so I won’t be on it that long really but what’s everyone’s experiences on the injection with coming off, side effects etc thanks

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dementedpixie · 05/05/2019 12:32

The injection can delay return to fertility for up to a year (sometimes longer) so may not be a good option if you only want it short term. It made me bleed and put on lots of weight.

What pill were you on, combined or mini pill?

Ccox · 05/05/2019 18:54

I’ve had both, the doctor won’t give me them no more😩

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MummatoaMunchkin · 05/05/2019 19:01

Weight gain and non stop bleeding here too, and i swear it made my anxiety worse.

Have you tried the patch? Its meant to be good, i cant have it because im overweight but i want it one day .

dementedpixie · 05/05/2019 19:11

Patch is a combined contraceptive too so probably contraindicated for OP

HankyPanky04 · 05/05/2019 19:15

Weight gain but it actually stopped my periods! Oh the bliss! No more raging psycho every month

SpamBot · 05/05/2019 19:26

Stopped my periods and got pregnant within a month of coming off it, been on it years!

GiveMeFood12 · 05/05/2019 19:30

I was on the injection for 9 months; no periods but I lost 3 stone in weight (I was on 8.5 stone to start with) my hair fell out and I was always tired ..... however after coming off of the injection I was pregnant within 6 weeks

Have you looked into the patch? Or the implant?

ArcticArcus · 11/06/2019 20:24

I just posted a novel on my experience if you wanted to find it for a read. The cliff note edition is that it was perfect while I was on it, no periods and no side effects. But I'm 9 months and counting of being off with withdrawal side effects and who knows what.

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