Implanon and Weight gain - from FDA reports


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 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexplanon, and have Menstrual cycle management. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Implanon. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,310 people who have side effects when taking Implanon from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 20, 2017

9,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 689 people (7.4%) have Weight gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Weight gain?

Time on Implanon when people have Weight gain *:

  • < 1 month: 1.7 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.23 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.02 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 43.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.14 %
  • 10+ years: 0.57 %

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

  • female: 99.84 %
  • male: 0.16 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.23 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 20.19 %
  • 20-29: 58.24 %
  • 30-39: 16.71 %
  • 40-49: 4.64 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Menstrual Cycle Management (6 people, 0.87%)
  • Endometriosis (4 people, 0.58%)
  • Pain (3 people, 0.44%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (3 people, 0.44%)
  • Hypothyroidism (3 people, 0.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexplanon (14 people, 2.03%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 1.02%)
  • Lamictal (7 people, 1.02%)
  • Flonase (6 people, 0.87%)
  • Tylenol (5 people, 0.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Medical Device Complication (183 people, 26.56%)
  • Headache (83 people, 12.05%)
  • Menstruation Irregular (80 people, 11.61%)
  • Mood Swings (79 people, 11.47%)
  • Amenorrhea (77 people, 11.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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