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Review: could Implanon cause Osteoporosis?

We study 2,949 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.

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Implanon

Implanon (latest outcomes from 3,168 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) (latest reports from 216,747 patients) has been reported by people with osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 2,949 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 5 people (0.17%) have Osteoporosis.

Trend of Osteoporosis in Implanon reports

Time on Implanon when people have Osteoporosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Osteoporosis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Implanon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteoporosis0.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Osteoporosis when taking Implanon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Osteoporosis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (2 people, 40.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Depo-provera (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Mirena (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have had the Nexplanon implant for 6 weeks; prior to the implant i had been taking oral birth control pills for 7 years with perfectly clear skin. I had a mild reaction on my face within the first 4 days of having the implant but it went away after 7 days. For the next 2 1/2 weeks my skin was beautiful and clear. On the week i was supposed to start my cycle, instead of getting it, i received a break out on my forehead and cheek area. No form of topical medication eased the blemishes, although they never came to head and weren't that noticeable. On the day my cycle normally would have ended, i felt a deep pain in my lower chin but no blemishes had surfaced. On the 2nd day 3 small bumps had formed and were very painful but again not very noticeable or red. On the third day, they were very painful, itchy, red, and swollen but still no head. I called the NP who said it was more than likely cystic acne caused by the nexplanon implant. We are going to tdy oral antibiotics to see if it helps ease the pain and swelling and clears up my face. Today, on the fourth day it hasn't gotten any worse but is still extremely painful. Im hoping the Minocycline antibiotics work; otherwise the implant is coming out immediately. It just isn't worth having horrible acne.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • having headaches, nausea, vomiting, feeling overly tired, loss of appetite.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • What is the interaction, will the efficiency of the contraceptive decrease?

    Reply

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