Does sayana Press injection cause vaginal dryness?

How our community feel they have been impacted by vaginal dryness on sayana Press injection

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Out of the 75 reviews for sayana Press injection, 0 people (0%) reported vaginal dryness.

Reviewers that reported vaginal dryness as a side effect

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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
30 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2nd Nov 23

  •  Stopped using

I was on the sayanna press injection for 3 years. My periods started off a little irregular for the first couple of months and then stopped completely, which was a blessing as they have always been heavy and painful! Would start to get slight cramps in the week before the injection was due but otherwise, it seemed to suit me quite well. I'm a healthcare professional so injecting myself didn't bother me at all! I gained a little weight whilst using it but I am overweight anyway so unsure if I can attribute this to the injection!

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2nd Oct 23

  •  Still using

I can not tell you how much I adore this. The injection is a bit intimidating, but it's very quick, I did my first one with the help of a nurse (watch videos on how to do it and ask the nurse any questions you have). The injection is a bit weird in that you squeeze it into you, vs using a plunger, but it is a very short needle, and it didn't even hurt! I have had next to no side effects, my life has become a lot better, I sleep better, and I am able to get up early for uni. I get no PMS or cramps and I don't even get a bleed anymore (I am a bit sad as I had just bought a bunch of sanitary towels on a Prime Day). I switch from POP to this, and Syana is what birth control should be. On POP, I had so many side effects (which you can read about on my profile), this is amazing, my mind is so much clearer and I lack the PMS brain fog. My only complaint is to do with my NHS trust, they can only prescribe one at a time so if the one you get is faulty you need to request a new one which could take a week, also means you can't have one on standby for if you don't have time to contact GP and go to a pharmacy. The nurse who is my point of contact dislikes this rule and has tried to change it.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  17th Feb 22

  •  Stopped using

At first this was perfect for me, but after me and my partner talked we have discussed getting pregnant, but it has been 9 months since I stopped and I still haven’t had a period and we haven’t managed to conceive since I haven’t a clue if I’m ovulating or not. I wouldn’t recommend using this contraception if you have any thoughts about getting pregnant in the near future. It gave me the lowest sex drive of my life and I have gained over a stone in weight since using this contraception. I wish I would have gone with the coil again!

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Sayana Press injection common side effects

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52% of sayana Press injection reviewers reported period like cramps

52% of sayana Press injection reviewers reported tender breasts

52% of sayana Press injection reviewers reported lower back pain

49% of sayana Press injection reviewers reported vaginal discharge

48% of sayana Press injection reviewers reported sweating more than usual

Possible sayana Press injection side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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