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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 Contraception.
We study 2,953 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 (latest outcomes from 3,175 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Loss of hair
Loss of hair (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 2,953 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 42 people (1.42%) have Loss Of Hair.
Time on Implanon when people have Loss of hair * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||33.33%||26.67%||33.33%||6.67%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Implanon * :
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||23.53%||52.94%||23.53%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Loss of hair when taking Implanon ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of hair||33.33%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loss of hair ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (25 people, 59.52%)
- Birth control (2 people, 4.76%)
- Acne (1 people, 2.38%)
- Asthma (1 people, 2.38%)
- Hepatitis c (1 people, 2.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Claravis (3 people, 7.14%)
- Nicotine (2 people, 4.76%)
- Amnesteem (2 people, 4.76%)
- Betamethasone (2 people, 4.76%)
- Guanfacine (1 people, 2.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- I'm devastated,,i had implanon on the 1st of september and on the 30th august i had unprotected sexual intercourse,and i haven't been on my period since then am i pregnant?
(Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Missed Periods, Breast Tenderness,Dark Nipples,missed Period, and takes Implanon)
Please help I'm stressed!!!And I'm writing my final Examination I really need to know if I'm pregnant or not,I did two home test the first one came out with 1dark line and 1faint line and the other one postive.
- Will taking dong quai interfere with the effectiveness of my nexplanon birth control implant?
(Asked by a 21 year old woman who has High Blood Pressure, and takes Metoprolol Succinate, Nexplanon)
My cycle has been all over the place since getting my implant. I read Dong Quai could help with regulation but I worry it will alter the effectiveness of the birth control.
- If you stop taking oxcarbazepine will your hair grow back?
(Asked by a 47 year old man who has Hair Loss, and takes Oxcarbazepine)
has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot it just seems like the last month and a half maybe that I've noticed that my hair has been getting thinner on top and now there's a little bald spot where its really thin and you can see the scalp and he increased my dosage by 600 mi ...
- I've been living with psoriasis for 8 years and this year i've implanted birth control(implanon). will that cause psoriasis to be severe?
(Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Psoriasis , and takes Implanon)
I'm having psoriasis on the arms mostly,head,legs,back,it started looking like mosquito bites and will change and have dry pealed skin,itchy but lately it wasn't itching,but now it has turne to big roundy dry pealed skin,I can't wear anything cause I have to hide it to avoid questions
- Can implanon cause breast cysts and could they be cancerous?
(Asked by a 22 year old woman who has 3 Lumps The Size Of Marbles In Left Breast, and takes Implanon)
I got the birth control implanon inserted into my left arm in October of 2010. I wa going to get it taken out in the end of this past December but my planned parenthood physician said if I didn't want to it was fine and it could last (with a little higher risk of pregnancy) for a total of 5 years. T ...
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