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Review: could Implanon cause Infertility?

Summary: Infertility is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Mirena, and have Birth control.

We study 2,959 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 has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 3,182 Implanon users)

Infertility

Infertility has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, wegener's granulomatosis. (latest reports from 1,655 Infertility patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 2,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 7 people (0.24%) have Infertility.

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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    In early September I approached my Psychiatrist to report that I was having sleep paralysis episodes as well as insatiable appetite. I had put on about 20lb in the space of 6 months since the sleep paralysis started.

    My Psychiatrist opted to wean me off the Mirtazapine and onto Cymbalta. I have now been on 60mg of Cymbalta for about 4 weeks and completely titrated off the Mirtazapine.

    I have noted that since switching to Cymbalta that I no longer have the insatiable appetite, nor have I had any further sleep paralysis episodes (though I have had a brain MRI to rule out any physiological issues - yet to receive results).

    I have noticed that I have had mild to moderate rolling nausea with the Cymbalta and that I now have food aversions. Food does not interest me as much anymore and I find that certain foods (mostly processed snacks) are no longer palatable. I also find that I become full after much smaller meal portions.

    I have found that I can no longer drink wine or spirits because they now taste awful however I can still tolerate certain brands of beer. I also no longer enjoy drinking cola.

    I am also on the Implanon Implant. I have had this implant inserted for about 12 months and my cycles have been rather regular. Since starting the Cymbalta I have had some breakthrough bleeding yet my periods have not been as painful, though they have been heavier and longer.

    My Psychiatrist will commence titrating me off the Seroquel in about two weeks and onto Topamax as it is his belief it will be less sedating than the Seroquel and that it will hopefully help as a mood stabiliser, treat my migraines and allow me to come off the Propranolol. he also hopes that I am able to loose some of the weight gained since the sleep paralysis episodes started.

    As a side note regarding the Propranolol, I have naturally low blood pressure and I find while Propranalol is generally an effective migraine prophylactic, (I do get some breakthrough migraines) it does make my blood pressure even lower which leads to dizziness and faintness when I stand up too quickly from a recumbent position.
  • Olfactory issues due to metformin use
    I've found that the metformin does not smell especially bad, but when I first started taking it, I could smell something horrible - to the point where I pulled apart my cupboards and fridge, fully expecting to find some maggot-riddled rotting meat. Eventually I realized I was smelling normal smells as hideous. I was on metformin 1/2 pill twice daily for a month, then a full pill twice daily. After about a month of that, I went off metformin for a week, being out of town without my prescription. When I resumed, that night I thought my husband had hideous breath. After we both brushed our teeth, nothing has changed. I recognized the rotting meat smell from my previous experience, and this is when I decided to cross reference metformin and olfactory issues.
  • Implanon removal and the side effects of it
    After removing implanon I had no menstrual cycle and a lot of pain. Found out I have cyst on my ovaries.

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