Will you have Ra with Implanon - from FDA reports


Ra 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 Celecoxib, and have Hiv infection. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 10,297 people who have side effects when taking Implanon from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on etonogestrel (the active ingredients of Implanon) and Implanon (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Ra are also considered in the study.

What is Implanon?

Implanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Implanon 10,813 users)

What is Ra?

Ra (rheumatoid arthritis) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 628,585 Ra patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 07, 2019

10,297 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 9 people (0.09%) have Ra

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Ra?

Time on Implanon when people have Ra *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 66.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Ra when taking Implanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Ra when taking Implanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 50 %
  • 30-39: 25 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 1 person, 11.11%
  2. Hiv Infection: 1 person, 11.11%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 1 person, 11.11%
  2. Cipro: 1 person, 11.11%
  3. Humira: 1 person, 11.11%
  4. Flagyl: 1 person, 11.11%
  5. Fentanyl: 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Elavil: 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Duragesic-100: 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Diflucan: 1 person, 11.11%
  9. Clonidine: 1 person, 11.11%
  10. Celecoxib: 1 person, 11.11%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 22.22%
  2. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue): 2 people, 22.22%
  3. Night Sweats (sweating in night): 2 people, 22.22%
  4. Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria): 2 people, 22.22%
  5. Weight Increased: 1 person, 11.11%
  6. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 1 person, 11.11%
  7. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 1 person, 11.11%
  8. Haematuria (presence of blood in urine): 1 person, 11.11%
  9. High Blood Pressure: 1 person, 11.11%
  10. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy: 1 person, 11.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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