Review: could Nexplanon cause Ectopic Pregnancy?


Ectopic pregnancy is found among people who take Nexplanon, especially for people who are 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Xanax, and have Contraception . We study 14,355 people who have side effects while taking Nexplanon from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Ectopic pregnancy. Find out below who they are, when they have Ectopic pregnancy and more.

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Nexplanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Nexplanon 14,319 users)

Ectopic Pregnancy

Ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy in which the foetus develops outside the uterus, typically in a fallopian tube) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, hiv infection, ovulation induction, crohn's disease (latest reports from 2,883 Ectopic pregnancy patients).

On Oct, 19, 2016

14,355 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexplanon.
Among them, 23 people (0.16%) have Ectopic Pregnancy

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexplanon cause Ectopic pregnancy?

Time on Nexplanon when people have Ectopic Pregnancy *:

  • < 1 month: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Ectopic Pregnancy when taking Nexplanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 44.44 %
  • 30-39: 55.56 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (13 people, 56.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Multi-Vitamin (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Morphine (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Extra Estrigen Pill (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Cymbalta (1 person, 4.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Unintended Pregnancy (16 people, 69.57%)
  • Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Termination (5 people, 21.74%)
  • Abortion Induced (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Salpingectomy (2 people, 8.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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