Implanon side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Implanon side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Implanon. The review is based on 9,996 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Implanon

Implanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Implanon 10,508 users)


On Oct, 28, 2018

9,996 people who take Implanon are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Implanon side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Medical device complication
  • Implant site infection
  • Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  • Surgery
1 - 6 months:
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Weight increased
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
  • Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
6 - 12 months:
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Weight increased
  • Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
1 - 2 years:
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Weight increased
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
2 - 5 years:
  • Weight increased
  • Surgery
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Medical device complication
5 - 10 years:
  • Breast cancer
  • Maternal exposure before pregnancy (use of substance before pregnancy)
  • Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
  • Breast cancer metastatic
  • Bundle branch block right (absence of transmission of electric impulses from the atrioventricular (av) bundle of his to the right ventricle)
10+ years:
  • Breast cancer
  • Implant site reaction
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Uterine polyp (a mass in the inner lining of the uterus)
  • Weight increased
not specified:
  • Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals)
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Pain in extremity
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)

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Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Weight increased
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Medical device complication
  • Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Menstruation irregular
male:
  • Premature baby
  • Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  • Macrosomia (a condition in which a baby is abnormally large before birth)
  • Pregnancy on contraceptive
  • Small for dates baby (an unborn baby is growing more slowly and is smaller than most babies are at the same age)

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Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Respiratory disorder neonatal (disease of respiratory organs in a month old baby)
  • Foetal exposure during pregnancy (exposing your unborn child to contraindicated in pregnancy leads birth defect)
  • Jaundice neonatal (yellowing of skin in neonate)
  • Maternal drugs affecting foetus (chemical affecting the baby before birth taken by mother)
  • Menstruation irregular
2-9:

n/a

10-19:
  • Weight increased
  • Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals)
  • Menstruation irregular
20-29:
  • Weight increased
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Medical device complication
  • Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Menstruation irregular
30-39:
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Weight increased
  • Medical device complication
  • Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  • Abortion spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)
40-49:
  • Weight increased
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  • Breast cancer
  • Amenorrhoea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)
  • Breast cancer female
50-59:
  • Brain neoplasm (tumour of brain)
  • Surgery
  • Alcoholic liver disease
  • Blood oestrogen increased
  • Breast cancer
60+:
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
  • Pregnancy with implant contraceptive
  • Injected limb mobility decreased
  • Pregnancy on contraceptive
  • Therapeutic response decreased (less preventive response)

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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