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Review: could Implanon cause Insomnia?

Summary: Insomnia is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Veregen, and have Birth control.

We study 2,959 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia 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)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 143,724 Insomnia patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 2,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 16 people (0.54%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Implanon reports

Time on Implanon when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia0.00%42.86%42.86%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Implanon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia0.00%0.00%42.86%57.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Implanon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (13 people, 81.25%)
  2. Anogenital warts (1 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Veregen (1 people, 6.25%)
  2. Antihypertensives (1 people, 6.25%)
  3. Doxil [dicloxacillin sodium monohydrate] (1 people, 6.25%)
  4. Equasym (1 people, 6.25%)
  5. Fluoxetine (1 people, 6.25%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Support group for people who take Implanon
    Hey LBERG! Welcome to the group! I hope more people will join soon and be able to give feedback and help with this!
  • Support group for people who have Insomnia
    Hi Everyone - I am desperate to talk to people who suffer like me. I have RLS and insomnia. I take Mirapex, Gabapenten, and have tried about 6 different kinds of sleeping pills and for the last 3 years I sleep about 3 to 4 hours a night. I can fall asleep but I cannot stay asleep. I am so sick of living like this. Nothing helps to keep me asleep. I go to bed at the same time every night (9) and around 1:00am, I wake up to go to the bathroom then the nightmare begins.... I cannot go back to sleep. I feel tired, depressed, alone and desperate for help. I have been to the Mayo Clinic twice and to numerous doctors and although they try, I can't get better. I exercise everyday for 1 - 1&1/2 hrs a day. I do not have any other health issues at all. This is a real big problem and a awful way to live. I just feel so alone and sad.

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