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Review: could Implanon cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?

Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Lamictal, and have Contraception.

We study 2,953 people who have side effects while taking Implanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 141 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Implanon

Implanon (latest outcomes from 3,176 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Trend of implanon reports

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 75,856 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

Trend of Weight gain reports

On Nov, 12, 2014: 2,953 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon. Among them, 141 people (4.77%) have Weight Gain.

Trend of Weight gain in Implanon reports

Time on Implanon when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain2.86%25.71%37.14%11.43%22.86%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Implanon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.00%0.00%22.45%45.92%22.45%9.18%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Implanon ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (98 people, 69.50%)
  2. Birth control (3 people, 2.13%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 1.42%)
  4. Inflammatory bowel disease (1 people, 0.71%)
  5. Thyroiditis chronic (1 people, 0.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lamictal (6 people, 4.26%)
  2. Ultram (4 people, 2.84%)
  3. Naprosyn (4 people, 2.84%)
  4. Flonase (4 people, 2.84%)
  5. Zocor (3 people, 2.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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