Could Implanon cause Osteoporosis - from FDA reports


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 Birth control . We study 8,848 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA. Among them, 9 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 9,220 users)

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 172,579 Osteoporosis patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

8,848 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 9 people (0.1%) 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: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 28.57 %
  • 40-49: 57.14 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Depo-Provera (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Ibuprofen. (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Diazepam (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Cyclobenzaprine (1 person, 11.11%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Implanon, learn more )

N/A.

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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