Nexplanon and Blindness - from FDA reports


Blindness is found among people who take Nexplanon, especially for people who are female, 10-19 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Celexa, and have Back pain. This review analyzes which people have Blindness with Nexplanon. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,093 people who have side effects when taking Nexplanon from FDA , and is updated regularly.


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On May, 07, 2018

18,093 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexplanon.
Among them, 15 people (0.08%) have Blindness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexplanon cause Blindness?

Time on Nexplanon when people have Blindness *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Blindness when taking Nexplanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Blindness when taking Nexplanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 50.0 %
  • 20-29: 33.33 %
  • 30-39: 16.67 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety: 1 person, 6.67%
  • High Blood Cholesterol: 1 person, 6.67%
  • Dyslipidaemia (abnormal amount of lipids): 1 person, 6.67%
  • Depression: 1 person, 6.67%
  • Back Pain: 1 person, 6.67%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zofran: 1 person, 6.67%
  • Zocor: 1 person, 6.67%
  • Solu-Medrol: 1 person, 6.67%
  • Lopid: 1 person, 6.67%
  • Celexa: 1 person, 6.67%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation): 7 people, 46.67%
  • Headache (pain in head): 7 people, 46.67%
  • Depression: 5 people, 33.33%
  • Hair Loss: 4 people, 26.67%
  • Personality Change: 3 people, 20.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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