Nexplanon and Pseudotumor cerebri - from FDA reports
Pseudotumor cerebri 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 Implanon, and have Depression. 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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24,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexplanon.
Among them, 14 people (0.06%) have Pseudotumor cerebri
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Nexplanon when people have Pseudotumor cerebri *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pseudotumor cerebri when taking Nexplanon *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Pseudotumor cerebri when taking Nexplanon *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 20 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Oestrogen Replacement Therapy: 1 person, 7.14%
- Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 1 person, 7.14%
- Hypersensitivity: 1 person, 7.14%
- Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters): 1 person, 7.14%
- Depression: 1 person, 7.14%
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Implanon: 2 people, 14.29%
- Zofran: 1 person, 7.14%
- Xyrem: 1 person, 7.14%
- Cytomel: 1 person, 7.14%
- Flexeril: 1 person, 7.14%
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Papilloedema (optic disc swelling): 3 people, 21.43%
- Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 2 people, 14.29%
- Migraine (headache): 2 people, 14.29%
- Vision Blurred: 2 people, 14.29%
- Stress And Anxiety: 2 people, 14.29%
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
FDA reports used in this study
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You are not alone:
Nexplanon has active ingredients of etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Nexplanon 24,460 users)
Pseudotumor cerebri (increased pressure within the brain in the absence of a tumour) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, acute promyelocytic leukaemia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 3,254 Pseudotumor cerebri patients).
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