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Review: could Implanon cause Diarrhea?

Summary: Diarrhea is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Phenergan, and have Birth control.

We study 2,959 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Implanon

Implanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 3,182 Implanon users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression. (latest reports from 139,244 Diarrhea patients)

On Dec, 29, 2014: 2,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 12 people (0.41%) have Diarrhea.

Trend of Diarrhea in Implanon reports

Time on Implanon when people have Diarrhea * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Implanon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Diarrhea when taking Implanon ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%66.67%33.33%

How people recovered from Diarrhea ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diarrhea0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (7 people, 58.33%)
  2. Birth control (2 people, 16.67%)
  3. Social phobia (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Phenergan (2 people, 16.67%)
  2. Tylenol (1 people, 8.33%)
  3. Zoloft (1 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • for more than 2 years I have struggled with different side effects, one by one I eliminated vitamins or medications until recently all side effects are back to back. If I have a headache and back ache in the morning by the evening there are other side effects, they alternate on the daily. At this point I have consulted 2 Doctors, Urgent Care and ER, no one Doctor will remove this Implanon. I've been told the Doctor who put it in must take it out and I was insulting the Doctor by asking another one to remove it. My heart thumps out of my chest and I fear i have little time and I've gone so far as to trying to cut it out myself. I want this foreign device out of my system before it's too late!!!

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    Lyn on Jan, 22, 2014:

    I can not believe what I have just read. You were describing me down to a tee. I have been having chronic headaches for 6 months with no let up. I have had scans and tried so many different medications that made me so ill. The final straw were the painful ulcers on my legs which caused me so much pain it was difficult to walk. I asked for my inplant to be removed I was refused saying that wasn't the cause. I have since Bern back and I am having it removed next week. I really hope it is the answer

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