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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 497 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 524 users) has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (etonogestrel): Implanon.
On Oct, 25, 2014: 497 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||Vaginal Odour||n/a||n/a||Medical Device Complication |
|Implant Site Pain||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Abortion Spontaneous||Abortion Spontaneous||Dry Mouth||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive |
|Implant Site Swelling||Abortion Spontaneous||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Rash Generalised||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy |
|Complication Of Device Insertion||Premature Delivery||Motor Dysfunction||Constipation||Urticaria Chronic||Abortion Spontaneous |
|Device Expulsion||Implant Site Pain||Hypokinesia||Pregnancy Test False Positive||Anxiety||Epilepsy |
|Implant Site Pruritus||Contusion||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Haemorrhage||Flank Pain||Implant Site Pain |
|Hypersensitivity||Excessive Granulation Tissue||Panic Attack||Groin Pain||Eczema||Metrorrhagia |
|Urticaria||Erythema||Dyspnoea||Depressed Mood||Low Back Pain||Complication Of Device Insertion |
|Implant Site Erythema||Menorrhagia||Palpitations||Headache||Application Site Rash||Convulsion |
|Swelling Face||Erysipelas||Paraesthesia||Skin Necrosis||Menstrual Periods - Heavy, Prolonged, Or Irregular||Menorrhagia |
Most common side effects by age * :
|Premature Baby||n/a||Epilepsy||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Cerebral Infarction||n/a||n/a |
|Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus||Convulsion||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Loss Of Employment|| |
|Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive||Abortion Spontaneous||Abortion Induced||Dizziness|| |
|Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy||Premature Delivery||Drug Ineffective||Insomnia|| |
|Condition Aggravated||Pruritus||Erysipelas||Depression|| |
|Abortion Spontaneous||Paraesthesia||Implant Site Erythema||Headache|| |
|Vomiting||Vision Blurred||Headache||Haematoma|| |
|Implant Site Reaction||Pyrexia||Abortion Missed||Procedural Pain|| |
|Laceration||Constipation||Device Dislocation||Paraesthesia|| |
|Fibromyalgia||Anxiety||Staphylococcal Infection||Implant Site Haematoma|| |
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I have had the Nexplanon implant for 6 weeks; prior to the implant i had been taking oral birth control pills for 7 years with perfectly clear skin. I had a mild reaction on my face within the first 4 days of having the implant but it went away after 7 days. For the next 2 1/2 weeks my skin was beautiful and clear. On the week i was supposed to start my cycle, instead of getting it, i received a break out on my forehead and cheek area. No form of topical medication eased the blemishes, although they never came to head and weren't that noticeable. On the day my cycle normally would have ended, i felt a deep pain in my lower chin but no blemishes had surfaced. On the 2nd day 3 small bumps had formed and were very painful but again not very noticeable or red. On the third day, they were very painful, itchy, red, and swollen but still no head. I called the NP who said it was more than likely cystic acne caused by the nexplanon implant. We are going to tdy oral antibiotics to see if it helps ease the pain and swelling and clears up my face. Today, on the fourth day it hasn't gotten any worse but is still extremely painful. Im hoping the Minocycline antibiotics work; otherwise the implant is coming out immediately. It just isn't worth having horrible acne.
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