Could Implanon cause Diarrhea - from FDA reports


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 Gilenya, and have Birth control . We study 8,738 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA. Among them, 27 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 Implanon 9,223 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,575 Diarrhea patients).

On Jan, 08, 2017

8,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 27 people (0.31%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Diarrhea?

Time on Implanon when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Implanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Implanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 13.64 %
  • 20-29: 36.36 %
  • 30-39: 31.82 %
  • 40-49: 13.64 %
  • 50-59: 4.55 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (17 people, 62.96%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Depression (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Pain (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Fatigue (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Phenergan (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Gilenya (3 people, 11.11%)
  • Pantoprazole (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Meclizine (2 people, 7.41%)
  • Aubagio (2 people, 7.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (11 people, 40.74%)
  • Pain (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Hair Loss (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Vision Blurred (5 people, 18.52%)
  • Paraesthesia (5 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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