Nexplanon and Blindness - from FDA reports


Blindness is found among people who take Nexplanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Imodium, and have Dyslipidaemia. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 24,163 people who have side effects when taking Nexplanon from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 26, 2018

24,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexplanon.
Among them, 22 people (0.09%) have Blindness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexplanon cause Blindness?

Time on Nexplanon when people have Blindness *:

Gender of people who have Blindness when taking Nexplanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Blindness when taking Nexplanon *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Tooth Disorder (tooth disease): 1 person, 4.55%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 4.55%
  3. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 1 person, 4.55%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 4.55%
  5. Dyslipidaemia (abnormal amount of lipids): 1 person, 4.55%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zofran: 1 person, 4.55%
  2. Zocor: 1 person, 4.55%
  3. Celexa: 1 person, 4.55%
  4. Cytomel: 1 person, 4.55%
  5. Imodium: 1 person, 4.55%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Headache (pain in head): 9 people, 40.91%
  2. Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 8 people, 36.36%
  3. Depression: 5 people, 22.73%
  4. Hair Loss: 4 people, 18.18%
  5. Memory Loss: 4 people, 18.18%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study



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