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Review: could Implanon cause Infertility?

We study 2,943 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Infertility. Find out below who they are, when they have Infertility and more.

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Implanon

Implanon (latest outcomes from 3,161 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Infertility

Infertility (latest reports from 4,068 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, wegener's granulomatosis, epilepsy.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 2,941 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 7 people (0.24%) have Infertility. They amount to 0.17% of all the 4,055 people who have Infertility on eHealthMe.

Trend of Infertility in Implanon reports

Time on Implanon when people have Infertility * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Infertility0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Infertility when taking Implanon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Infertility0.00%0.00%0.00%83.33%16.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Infertility when taking Implanon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Infertility ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (4 people, 57.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Mirena (3 people, 42.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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