Review: could Implanon cause Osteoporosis?


Summary

Osteoporosis is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Depo-Provera, and have Contraception . We study 6,521 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.

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Implanon

Implanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Implanon 6,869 users)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with pain, weakness, back pain, joint pain, pain in extremity (latest reports from 121,438 Osteoporosis patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

6,521 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 8 people (0.12%) have Osteoporosis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Osteoporosis?

Time on Implanon when people have Osteoporosis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Implanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Implanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 16.67 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 66.67 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (3 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people)
  • Mood Altered (1 person)
  • Migraine (1 person)
  • Insomnia (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (2 people)
  • Depo-Provera (2 people)
  • Zolpidem Tartrate (1 person)
  • Methocarbamol (1 person)
  • Aciphex (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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