Implanon and Loss of hair - from FDA reports


Summary

Loss of hair is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Claravis, and have Birth control . We study 8,738 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA. Among them, 123 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair 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)

Loss Of Hair

Loss of hair has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,227 Loss of hair patients).

On Jan, 26, 2017

8,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 123 people (1.41%) have Loss Of Hair


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Loss of hair?

Time on Implanon when people have Loss Of Hair *:

  • < 1 month: 3.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Hair when taking Implanon *:

  • female: 99.13 %
  • male: 0.87 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Hair when taking Implanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 18.82 %
  • 20-29: 54.12 %
  • 30-39: 24.71 %
  • 40-49: 1.18 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 1.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (97 people, 78.86%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (5 people, 4.07%)
  • Psoriasis (2 people, 1.63%)
  • Asthma (2 people, 1.63%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (1 person, 0.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (3 people, 2.44%)
  • Gilenya (3 people, 2.44%)
  • Claravis (3 people, 2.44%)
  • Seroquel (2 people, 1.63%)
  • Rebif (2 people, 1.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (27 people, 21.95%)
  • Headache (24 people, 19.51%)
  • Depression (19 people, 15.45%)
  • Mood Swings (17 people, 13.82%)
  • Fatigue (17 people, 13.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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