A study for a 18 year old girl who takes Nexplanon, Escitalopram - from FDA reports


40 females aged 18 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 18 year old female patient who has Birth Control, Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 05, 2018

40 females aged 18 (±5) who take Nexplanon, Escitalopram are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Nexplanon, Escitalopram for a 18-year old girl.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 18
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Birth Control, Depression
  • Drugs taken:
    • Nexplanon (etonogestrel)
    • Escitalopram (escitalopram oxalate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common drug interactions over time

< 1 month:
  1. Medical device complication
  2. Device expulsion
  3. Implant site irritation
  4. Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
  5. Implant site erythema (redness at implant site)
  6. Device dislocation
  7. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Maternal exposure during pregnancy (use of substance during pregnancy)
  2. Suicidal ideation
  3. Pain
  4. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  5. Implant site cellulitis (skin infection at implant site)
  6. Implant site infection
  7. Injury
  8. Implant site fibrosis
  9. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  10. Implant site pain
6 - 12 months:
  1. Medical device complication
  2. Surgery
  3. Implant site pain
  4. Pain
  5. Muscle spasms (muscle contraction)
  6. Maternal exposure before pregnancy (use of substance before pregnancy)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Menstruation irregular
  2. General anaesthesia
  3. Surgery
  4. Weight increased
2 - 5 years:
  1. Medical device complication
  2. Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
  3. Movement disorder (neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness)
  4. Menstruation irregular
  5. Vaginal bleeding between periods
  6. Device dislocation
  7. Infection
  8. Tumor
  9. Head injury
  10. Pain in extremity
5 - 10 years:
n/a
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  2. Mental disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)
  3. Implant site pruritus
  4. Menstrual disorder (disease of menstrual cycle)
  5. Hypomenorrhea
  6. Injection site pain
  7. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  8. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  9. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Sleep Disorder : 2 people, 5.00%
  2. Menstrual Disorder (disease of menstrual cycle): 2 people, 5.00%
  3. Weight Increased : 1 person, 2.50%
  4. Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood): 1 person, 2.50%
  5. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder : 1 person, 2.50%
  6. Back Pain : 1 person, 2.50%
  7. Fever : 1 person, 2.50%
  8. Headache (pain in head): 1 person, 2.50%
  9. Herpes Zoster : 1 person, 2.50%
  10. Immune Enhancement Therapy : 1 person, 2.50%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lamictal (4 people, 10.00%)
  2. Abilify (3 people, 7.50%)
  3. Neurontin (2 people, 5.00%)
  4. Adderall (2 people, 5.00%)
  5. Zoloft (2 people, 5.00%)
  6. Vyvanse (2 people, 5.00%)
  7. Xanax (2 people, 5.00%)
  8. Wellbutrin (2 people, 5.00%)
  9. Fexofenadine Hydrochloride (1 person, 2.50%)
  10. Lo Loestrin Fe (1 person, 2.50%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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