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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 487 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 513 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (etonogestrel): Implanon.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 487 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||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Medical Device Complication||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Rash Generalised||n/a||n/a||Medical Device Complication |
|Implant Site Pain||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Abortion Spontaneous||Abortion Spontaneous||Application Site Rash||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive |
|Implant Site Swelling||Abortion Spontaneous||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Pseudogout||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy |
|Complication Of Device Insertion||Premature Delivery||Paraesthesia||Constipation||Urticaria Chronic||Abortion Spontaneous |
|Implant Site Pruritus||Implant Site Pain||Hypokinesia||Pregnancy Test False Positive||Dry Mouth||Epilepsy |
|Device Expulsion||Excessive Granulation Tissue||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Haemorrhage||Low Back Pain||Implant Site Pain |
|Urticaria||Menorrhagia||Panic Attack||Groin Pain||Anxiety||Metrorrhagia |
|Hypersensitivity||Contusion||Dyspnoea||Depressed Mood||Menstrual Periods - Heavy, Prolonged, Or Irregular||Complication Of Device Insertion |
|Implant Site Erythema||Erythema||Palpitations||Headache||Bpd||Menorrhagia |
|Swelling Face||Headache||Motor Dysfunction||Skin Necrosis||Muscle Spasms||Unintended Pregnancy |
Most common side effects by age * :
|Premature Baby||n/a||Epilepsy||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Cerebral Infarction||n/a||n/a |
|Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Convulsion||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Loss Of Employment|| |
|Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Abortion Spontaneous||Erysipelas||Dizziness|| |
|Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Premature Delivery||Abortion Induced||Insomnia|| |
|Condition Aggravated||Pruritus||Drug Ineffective||Depression|| |
|Abortion Spontaneous||Pyrexia||Abortion Missed||Haematoma|| |
|Fibromyalgia||Vision Blurred||Implant Site Erythema||Procedural Pain|| |
|Laceration||Constipation||Device Dislocation||Paraesthesia|| |
|Implant Site Reaction||Angioedema||Erythema||Implant Site Haematoma|| |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I have been cramping really bad and it feels lie contractions. I have also been having lower back pain and headaches. I took 3 pregnancy tests and 1 was negative and 2 had a fain positive line.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Implanon in left arm it doesn't happen all the time and it last like maybe 15min starts from my finger s and goes up
erik Archer on Aug, 18, 2014:
A close friend lost her left hand from 'complications'asociated with the implant and no one will take responsibility-her first symptoms were numbness- get it out!
From this study (3 weeks ago):
I am epileptic or was as a child. I have not had a seizure in about 3 - 4 years now. I recently went to have my implant changed. This is my third one. All of a suddeni am experiencing frequent déjà vus, headaches and my anxiety is growing.
I eat incredibly healthily and exercise most days. No drugs, hardly any alcohol and a strong life.
Realising that perhaps my implant may have something to do with this and I have just never realised it!
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