Review: Nexplanon side effects
In this review, we analyze Nexplanon side effects by the time on the drug, and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Nexplanon. The review is based on 502 people who have side effects while taking Nexplanon from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What is Nexplanon
Nexplanon (latest outcomes from 537 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (etonogestrel): Implanon.
On Nov, 25, 2014: 502 people who reported to have side effects when taking Nexplanon are studied
Most common side effects over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified |
|Medical Device Complication||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Medical Device Complication||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Vaginal Odour||n/a||n/a||Medical Device Complication |
|Implant Site Pain||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)||Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)||Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)||Low Back Pain||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive |
|Implant Site Swelling||Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)||Anxiety||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy) |
|Complication Of Device Insertion||Premature Delivery||Motor Dysfunction (dysfunction of a muscle, nerve, or centre that effects or produces motion)||Constipation||Dry Mouth||Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage) |
|Device Expulsion||Excessive Granulation Tissue (excessive collagen-rich tissue which forms at the site of an injury)||Hypokinesia (decreased bodily movement)||Pregnancy Test False Positive||Urticaria Chronic (long lasting rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)||Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures) |
|Implant Site Pruritus||Implant Site Pain||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)||Haemorrhage (bleeding)||Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)||Implant Site Pain |
|Hypersensitivity||Erythema (redness of the skin)||Panic Attack||Groin Pain||Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)||Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals) |
|Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)||Contusion (a type of hematoma of tissue in which capillaries)||Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||Depressed Mood||Rash (redness)||Complication Of Device Insertion |
|Implant Site Erythema (redness at implant site)||Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals)||Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)||Headache (pain in head)||Canker Sores (painful, open sore in the mouth)||Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals) |
|Swelling Face||Erysipelas (bacterial skin infection)||Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)||Skin Necrosis (skin damage)||Flank Pain (a distressing sensation experienced around the lower back and the upper abdomen)||Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body) |
Most common side effects by age * :
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (6 days ago):
I have had weight gain, dizzeyness upon standing, heart palpitations, chest pain bending over. Tingling arms and legs. High blood pressure. Severe cramps
From this study (1 month ago):
Since I've had the implant I constantly get canker sores. I have 4 right now. And no I don't have oral herpes.
From this study (1 month ago):
Flank pain gets worse when stressed
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- I'm devastated,,i had implanon on the 1st of september and on the 30th august i had unprotected sexual intercourse,and i haven't been on my period since then am i pregnant?
(Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Missed Periods, Breast Tenderness,Dark Nipples,missed Period, and takes Implanon)
Please help I'm stressed!!!And I'm writing my final Examination I really need to know if I'm pregnant or not,I did two home test the first one came out with 1dark line and 1faint line and the other one postive.
- Will taking dong quai interfere with the effectiveness of my nexplanon birth control implant?
(Asked by a 21 year old woman who has High Blood Pressure, and takes Metoprolol Succinate, Nexplanon)
My cycle has been all over the place since getting my implant. I read Dong Quai could help with regulation but I worry it will alter the effectiveness of the birth control.
- I've been living with psoriasis for 8 years and this year i've implanted birth control(implanon). will that cause psoriasis to be severe?
(Asked by a 18 year old girl who has Psoriasis , and takes Implanon)
I'm having psoriasis on the arms mostly,head,legs,back,it started looking like mosquito bites and will change and have dry pealed skin,itchy but lately it wasn't itching,but now it has turne to big roundy dry pealed skin,I can't wear anything cause I have to hide it to avoid questions
- Can implanon cause breast cysts and could they be cancerous?
(Asked by a 22 year old woman who has Breast Cyst, 3 Lumps The Size Of Marbles In Left Breast, and takes Implanon)
I got the birth control implanon inserted into my left arm in October of 2010. I wa going to get it taken out in the end of this past December but my planned parenthood physician said if I didn't want to it was fine and it could last (with a little higher risk of pregnancy) for a total of 5 years. T ...
- Did you expirance post pardum depressian while using the medicane?
(Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Postpartum Depression, and takes Nexplanon)
I know there is depressian with the nexoplanon but how many had post pardum depressian?
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