Implanon and Infertility - from FDA reports


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 8,738 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA. Among them, 20 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 Implanon 9,227 users)

Infertility

Infertility has been reported by people with birth control, rheumatoid arthritis, hair loss, androgenetic alopecia, acne (latest reports from 2,086 Infertility patients).

On Feb, 26, 2017

8,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 20 people (0.23%) have Infertility


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Infertility?

Time on Implanon when people have Infertility *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Infertility when taking Implanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Infertility when taking Implanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 83.33 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (1 person, 5.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirena (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Sprintec (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Seroquel (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Nexplanon (1 person, 5.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Menstruation Irregular (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Medical Device Complication (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Device Dislocation (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Surgery (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Amenorrhea (2 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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