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Review: could Implanon cause Loss of hair (Hair loss)?





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 - 2 years, also take medication Claravis, and have Birth control.

We study 2,956 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 42 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 3,178 users)

Loss of hair

Loss of hair has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.(latest reports from Loss of hair 41,549 patients)

On Dec, 6, 2014: 2,956 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 42 people (1.42%) have Loss Of Hair.

Trend of Loss of hair in Implanon reports

Time on Implanon when people have Loss of hair * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loss of hair0.00%33.33%26.67%33.33%6.67%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Implanon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loss of hair0.00%0.00%23.53%52.94%23.53%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Loss of hair when taking Implanon ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loss of hair33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loss of hair0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (25 people, 59.52%)
  2. Birth control (2 people, 4.76%)
  3. Acne (1 people, 2.38%)
  4. Asthma (1 people, 2.38%)
  5. Hepatitis c (1 people, 2.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Claravis (3 people, 7.14%)
  2. Nicotine (2 people, 4.76%)
  3. Amnesteem (2 people, 4.76%)
  4. Betamethasone (2 people, 4.76%)
  5. Guanfacine (1 people, 2.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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