A study for a 26 year old woman who takes Nexplanon - from FDA reports


7,791 females aged 26 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 26 year old female patient who has High Blood Pressure. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.



On May, 15, 2018

7,791 females aged 26 (±5) who take Nexplanon are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Nexplanon for a 26-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 26
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: High Blood Pressure
  • Drugs taken:
    • Nexplanon (etonogestrel)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Device expulsion
  2. Complication of device insertion
  3. Pain
  4. Itching
  5. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  2. Device expulsion
  3. Implant site pain
  4. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  5. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Weight increased
  2. Menstruation irregular
  3. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  4. Vaginal bleeding between periods
  5. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
1 - 2 years:
  1. Menstruation irregular
  2. Medical device complication
  3. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  4. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  5. Weight increased
2 - 5 years:
  1. Medical device complication
  2. Device dislocation
  3. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  4. Weight increased
  5. Surgery
5 - 10 years:
  1. Device dislocation
  2. Dizziness
  3. Medical device complication
  4. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  5. Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
10+ years:
  1. Medical device complication
  2. Menstruation irregular
  3. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  4. Weight increased
  5. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
not specified:
  1. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  2. Medical device complication
  3. Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
  4. Implant site pain
  5. Headache (pain in head)
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Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 51 people, 0.65%
  2. Menstrual Cycle Management : 42 people, 0.54%
  3. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 42 people, 0.54%
  4. Stress And Anxiety : 38 people, 0.49%
  5. Endometriosis (appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain): 32 people, 0.41%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zoloft (60 people, 0.77%)
  2. Zyrtec (47 people, 0.60%)
  3. Xanax (40 people, 0.51%)
  4. Tylenol (39 people, 0.50%)
  5. Mirena (35 people, 0.45%)
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* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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