Implanon and Blindness - from FDA reports
Blindness is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fluoxetine, and have Amenorrhea. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,992 people who have side effects when taking Implanon from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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9,992 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 16 people (0.16%) have Blindness
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Implanon when people have Blindness *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
Gender of people who have Blindness when taking Implanon *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Blindness when taking Implanon *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 10 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Premenstrual Syndrome: 1 person, 6.25%
- Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age): 1 person, 6.25%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Yasmin: 1 person, 6.25%
- Promethazine: 1 person, 6.25%
- Mirena: 1 person, 6.25%
- Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen: 1 person, 6.25%
- Fluoxetine: 1 person, 6.25%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Intracranial Pressure Increased (high pressure inside the skull and thus in the brain tissue and cerebrospinal fluid): 4 people, 25.00%
- Headache (pain in head): 4 people, 25.00%
- Dizziness: 3 people, 18.75%
- Pain In Extremity: 2 people, 12.50%
- Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision): 2 people, 12.50%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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