Nexplanon and Unintended pregnancy - from FDA reports


Unintended pregnancy is found among people who take Nexplanon, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lamictal, and have Bipolar disorder. This review analyzes which people have Unintended pregnancy 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.



On Apr, 16, 2018

18,093 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexplanon.
Among them, 904 people (5.0%) have Unintended pregnancy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexplanon cause Unintended pregnancy?

Time on Nexplanon when people have Unintended pregnancy *:

  • < 1 month: 10.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 41.7 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.19 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.6 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Unintended pregnancy when taking Nexplanon *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Unintended pregnancy when taking Nexplanon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 23.79 %
  • 20-29: 54.03 %
  • 30-39: 18.6 %
  • 40-49: 3.58 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder): 13 people, 1.44%
  • Seasonal Allergy (allergic condition due to certain season): 12 people, 1.33%
  • Migraine (headache): 11 people, 1.22%
  • Depression: 7 people, 0.77%
  • Tuberculosis (a bacterial infection by mycobacterium tuberculosis): 6 people, 0.66%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lamictal: 19 people, 2.10%
  • Abilify: 15 people, 1.66%
  • Implanon: 11 people, 1.22%
  • Tylenol: 7 people, 0.77%
  • Topamax: 7 people, 0.77%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive: 391 people, 43.25%
  • Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage): 168 people, 18.58%
  • Abortion Induced (medically referred abortion): 129 people, 14.27%
  • Medical Device Complication: 91 people, 10.07%
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 37 people, 4.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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