Yeah I mean, I can lose some weight but no matter how hard I push my body wont go lower than 142.5 pounds and its like everyday it goes from 142.5 to 152.5 I dont get it -.- Was it difficult to lose the weight with it in and if you got it taken out did the weight come off? : Hi ladies :) I've read forums on the implanon and not one lady has said they were able to lose weight while on it. I’m trying to hold out and make it to my last year of having it but it seems unlikely. Gaining 50 lbs with no reason is not good. yh two periods a month and loads of weight gain- biggest mistake of my life having this in me. Of these women, 36.0% gained 1-5 kg, 19.2% gained 6-10 kg, 4.2% gained 11-15 kg and 2.0% gained more than 16 kg with the maximum gain at 26 kg. I gained 25lbs on it. I have gained weight but I don't blame nexplanon for that, I blame me for eating much more than I used to with no care about it at all. I got mine in July of last year and have gained about 10 lbs... just scheduled an appointment to have it removed. I did have some occasional and quite bad breast pain for a month or two, but the pain only occurred for an hour or so maybe once a week. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. None of my clothes fit anymore. I plan on getting it taken out ASAP like in the next month because I was told the weight would go away well it didn't my weight hasn't budged at all since I got it. Im extremely moody, my feelings get hurt over the smallest things and my face looks horrible from acne. I have also gained about 10 lbs I can't seem to loose. Quoting whitneynator:" it made me gain quite a bit of weight. I’m only 22 years old. We support every path to parenthood: Pregnancy, Fertility, Egg Freezing, Adoption, Surrogacy, Infant Care, Breastmilk Shipping, and Manager Training. The drug’s label, however, advises the careful assessment of women who have a higher risk for venous and arterial thromboembolism. I just got it today and then read the side effects can include weight gain (although the studies they cited were ****ty - no real control group). I had my Nexplanon taken out in September after having it for almost a year. Weight increased is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years. If you're eating 1,200 calories a day or less and still gaining weight then you need to see a doctor. Using condoms and other barrier methods during sexual intercourse and activity will help to protect you against STIs. My hair is coming out by the stran, and i am 174! My weight loss story as a result of getting the Nexplanon birth control implant. Do physical exercises. I had all of those with every other form of BC I've tried (pill, NuvaRing, depo shot), but this has been like my saving grace---and I only have 1-2 light periods a year. But I got nexplanon a few months after i had my son (I've had It for about 9 months) I can't seem to lose weight no matter what. I do not have depression, I never have. I might just be sensitive to progesterone. I loved Implanon it was like I was not taking any birth control. it has been a struggle losing it but i have managed 20lbs just changing what i eat. The increase in appetite is most likely the reason for me, because I get so hungry it makes me nauseous if I don’t eat now. There is no evidence to suggest that the nexplanon implant can make you gain weight. The weight you have gained while on Nexplanon will remain unless you work hard to shake it off. I was nervous about my decision to take the implant out. You are currently viewing the message boards in: Hi. I had not changed my eating habits. No matter what I do I can’t lose the weight. I had the implanon in for 3.5 yrs which I had to find someone to take it out. Has anyone experienced weight gain with the nexplanon insert? Aside from that evaluate any other lifestyle changes you may have had recently that could be impacting your struggle to lose weight. I had Implanon in for 2 and a half years and I gained over 14pound! I hate it my life has been hell since I got it and I want it gone. Mostly chicken and fish with veggies. You should not use NEXPLANON if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant; have or have had blood clots; have liver disease or a liver tumor; have unexplained vaginal bleeding; have breast cancer or any other cancer that is sensitive to progestin (a female hormone), now or in the past; or are allergic to anything in NEXPLANON. I feel like nexplanon is the best thing I could have done! However, there are other medications can cause weight gain, but generally, not birth control pills. I've gained roughly 5 pounds in the past 6 months, but it's all on my arms and super noticeable I am getting the insert taken out on Tuesday. If it has been two months after Implanon has been removed and you have not lost weight then it was probably not from the implanon. I just had my implanon removed and replaced with nexplanon dec17 2013 and was 162.2, i bled from the time it was placed til a week or so ago. I’m on 1,200 calories diet and can’t for the life of me lose the weight. The second one can be pretty common for someone who is 22. In your diet should be a lot of fresh vegetables and fruits. Glad I found this! And I'm always craving sweet stuff. I've lost the 14 pound and don't struggle to keep it off. I am now 19 and just had it removed on November 9th (2018). Press J to jump to the feed. It’s easy to say “oh well I have the nexplanon so this is the cause of my problems”, but you need to make sure you’re examining alll the factors in your life that could be contributing to what you are experiencing. Weight gain is generally caused by consuming more calories then you are burning off. I have had my nexplanon for a year this may. I haven't changed anything in my eating habits, and my doctor is pretty sure it's the Nexplanon that has made me gain all this weight. I've taken bc pills for 13 years so I'm super curious about what/if I'll feel different with Nexplanon. Any ladies have the implanon and have been able to keep weight off? Some: Studies with Nexplanon showed an average 5 pound weight gain over the three years of use. After I had my daughter I had got it again but changed to Nexplanon very different. I had it taken out to have my son since then my wonderful husband has kindly had the snip (we have had 3 lovely kids and now have grand kids) so I take nothing now and boy is my body completely different!! Some women report weight gain when using this birth control method. Wish they could go back to Implanon! Or is weight gain a definite with the implant? Hey guys. Birth control messes with my systems so much that I've taken a hiatus from using any pill, patch, implant, etc. I've lost 9 pounds on here in just over 2 months so it seems to be coming off okay. Yes I count calories. I wouldnt recomend this to anyone! There are other established methods of gaining weight such as eating a diet full of carbs and fatty foods. Walk more. The key to losing weight is to watch your calories, eat a well balanced diet and exercise regularly. I have major mood swings as well and even my boyfriend noticed too. 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