A study for a 29 year old woman who takes Nexplanon - from FDA reports


7,245 females aged 29 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 29 year old female patient who has Celiac Disease. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Dec, 10, 2018

7,245 females aged 29 (±5) who take Nexplanon are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Nexplanon for a 29-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 29
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Celiac Disease
  • 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. Device dislocation
  4. Implant site bruising
  5. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
  7. Hypersensitivity
  8. Pain
  9. Itching
  10. Implant site rash
1 - 6 months:
  1. Device expulsion
  2. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  3. Implant site pain
  4. Device dislocation
  5. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  8. Pain in extremity
  9. Weight increased
  10. Implant site infection
6 - 12 months:
  1. Menstruation irregular
  2. Weight increased
  3. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  4. Implant site pain
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Medical device complication
  7. Vaginal bleeding between periods
  8. Device dislocation
  9. Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
  10. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  2. Menstruation irregular
  3. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  4. Medical device complication
  5. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  6. Weight increased
  7. Vaginal bleeding
  8. Device dislocation
  9. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  10. Implant site pain
2 - 5 years:
  1. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  2. Device dislocation
  3. Medical device complication
  4. Weight increased
  5. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  6. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  7. Menstruation irregular
  8. Surgery
  9. Vaginal bleeding
  10. Pain in extremity
5 - 10 years:
  1. Medical device complication
  2. Device dislocation
  3. Overdose
  4. Dizziness
  5. Bladder discomfort
  6. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  7. Infertility female
  8. Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
  9. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  10. Micturition urgency (urgency to pass the urine)
10+ years:
  1. Medical device complication
  2. Menstruation irregular
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)
  7. Weight increased
  8. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
not specified:
  1. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  2. Medical device complication
  3. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  4. Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Implant site pain
  7. Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  8. Weight increased
  9. Menstruation irregular
  10. Vaginal bleeding between periods

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Depression : 49 people, 0.68%
  2. Stress And Anxiety : 43 people, 0.59%
  3. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 42 people, 0.58%
  4. Menstrual Cycle Management : 40 people, 0.55%
  5. Hiv Infection : 34 people, 0.47%
  6. Endometriosis (appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain): 24 people, 0.33%
  7. Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures): 23 people, 0.32%
  8. Menstruation Irregular : 20 people, 0.28%
  9. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 20 people, 0.28%
  10. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 18 people, 0.25%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zoloft (59 people, 0.81%)
  2. Zyrtec (52 people, 0.72%)
  3. Xanax (44 people, 0.61%)
  4. Tylenol (40 people, 0.55%)
  5. Mirena (36 people, 0.50%)
  6. Lexapro (35 people, 0.48%)
  7. Humira (31 people, 0.43%)
  8. Lamictal (28 people, 0.39%)
  9. Efavirenz (27 people, 0.37%)
  10. Topamax (27 people, 0.37%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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