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 - 6 months, also take medication Claravis, and have Birth control.
We study 2,959 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Loss of hair. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of hair and more.
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Implanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 3,182 Implanon 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 42,662 Loss of hair patients)
On Jan, 9, 2015: 2,959 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 43 people (1.45%) 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%||31.25%||25.00%||31.25%||6.25%||6.25%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loss of hair when taking Implanon * :
|Loss of hair||0.00%||0.00%||22.86%||51.43%||25.71%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Loss of hair when taking Implanon ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of hair||25.00%||25.00%||50.00%||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, 58.14%)
- Birth control (3 people, 6.98%)
- Acne (1 people, 2.33%)
- Asthma (1 people, 2.33%)
- Hepatitis c (1 people, 2.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Claravis (3 people, 6.98%)
- Nicotine (2 people, 4.65%)
- Amnesteem (2 people, 4.65%)
- Betamethasone (2 people, 4.65%)
- Guanfacine (1 people, 2.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Can xanax use cause female hair loss?
I am losing a lot of hair. It started about two months ago, and I went to dermatologist who ordered some medication for two weeks. It stopped. I have been using Victoza for almost a year and take Xanax daily long term. Can either of these drugs cause my hair loss?? It's back now, and full speed. At this rate, I'll be bold in two weeks more. I'm desperate, but my doctors think if the Victoza is causing it, it will regenerate once I stop, which I'm in the process of doing. However, if there is a chance Xanax is causing it, I need to know to find an alternative drug for my nerves. Any help??
- Inserted implanon while using atripla, my worry is that can they be used together, can i fall pregnant while on implanon?
I wish to know if there can be a problem when using Atripla in conjunction with Implanon. I recently had an implant in October and I did'nt have any side effect whatsoever, but recently I breast pain and I feel a bit tired at all times. I read on the side effects but now my concern is that can they be mixed together or? Plz help
- Has anyone fallen pregnant while in nexplanon while taking aciclovir ?
I think I may have become pregnant while taking aciclovir while on the implant I was also taking anti biotics
I ignored early symptoms as I thought there was no way I could be and put it down to side affects I then ha more and more symptoms did a test it was neg did another a few weeks later still neg then went to see gp was sent for an ultra sound for cysts or tumor and I am 15 weeks pregnant has this happened to anyone else?
- 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? (1 answer)
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?
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.
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I have recently began losing my hair a little over a month ago. It is thinning severely and falls out like crazy. I do have 3 children ages 6,3, and 6months.
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