Injection and hair loss

How our community feel they have been impacted by hair loss on injection

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

None or not sure

97%

A bit

2%

Quite a bit

0%

A lot

0%

A great deal

0%

Out of the 261 reviews for injection, 8 people (3%) reported hair loss.

Reviewers that reported hair loss as a side effect

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

Used for 3 - 6 mo
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  15th Jan 24

I became emotional, my stomach is bloated all the time, I have no energy, I feel tired all the time, loss of appetite, I feel uncomfortable, my ears are ringing the whole time, my head feels foggy and I feel confused, I get bad period like cramps

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Very negative mood

3 more effects

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 12 - 18 mo
28 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Oct 23

Stopped periods after 2nd injection… fairly happy with this contraception compared to the pill. Biggest side effect for me is low sex drive


Decreased sex drive

0 helpful

0 comments

Used for 6 - 12 mo
16 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  11th Oct 23

I was on it for 9 months and I only started the pill today but the injection had made me bleed nonstop and have really bad back pain and the weight gain was really bad I didn’t feel myself and the sex drive at the start was high but it kept getting lower and lower the cramps are worse than the ones i used to get and my family have a high estrogen level it doesn’t work that well when you have high estrogen levels.


Somewhat negative mood

2 more effects

0 helpful

1 comments

Injection common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

45% of injection reviewers reported tender breasts

42% of injection reviewers reported vaginal dryness

40% of injection reviewers reported vaginal discharge

38% of injection reviewers reported lower back pain

38% of injection reviewers reported period like cramps


Possible injection side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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