Implanon and Weight control - from FDA reports


Weight control is found among people who take Implanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Clinoril, and have Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 9,310 people who have side effects when taking Implanon from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Aug, 21, 2018

9,310 people reported to have side effects when taking Implanon.
Among them, 24 people (0.26%) have Weight control


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Implanon cause Weight control?

Time on Implanon when people have Weight control *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 71.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight control when taking Implanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Weight control when taking Implanon *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding: 1 person, 4.17%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Wellbutrin: 1 person, 4.17%
  2. Vitamins: 1 person, 4.17%
  3. Topamax: 1 person, 4.17%
  4. Mobic: 1 person, 4.17%
  5. Mirena: 1 person, 4.17%
  6. Levothyroxine Sodium: 1 person, 4.17%
  7. Glucophage: 1 person, 4.17%
  8. Flovent: 1 person, 4.17%
  9. Flexeril: 1 person, 4.17%
  10. Clinoril: 1 person, 4.17%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Medical Device Complication: 11 people, 45.83%
  2. Weight Increased: 7 people, 29.17%
  3. Overdose: 2 people, 8.33%
  4. Amenorrhea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age): 2 people, 8.33%
  5. Back Pain: 2 people, 8.33%
  6. Drug Ineffective: 2 people, 8.33%
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 2 people, 8.33%
  8. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 2 people, 8.33%
  9. Menometrorrhagia (a condition in which prolonged or excessive uterine bleeding occurs irregularly and more frequently than normal): 2 people, 8.33%
  10. Menstruation Irregular: 2 people, 8.33%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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