etonogestrel and Infertility - from FDA reports

Infertility is found among people who take drugs with ingredients of etonogestrel, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drugs for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Mirena, and have Premenstrual syndrome. This review analyzes which people have Infertility with drugs with ingredients of etonogestrel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27,758 people who have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of etonogestrel from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jun, 18, 2018

27,758 people reported to have side effects when taking drugs with ingredients of etonogestrel.
Among them, 27 people (0.1%) have Infertility

Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on drugs with ingredients of etonogestrel when people have Infertility *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 27.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 36.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.09 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Infertility when taking drugs with ingredients of etonogestrel *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Infertility when taking drugs with ingredients of etonogestrel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 86.67 %
  • 30-39: 13.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Premenstrual Syndrome: 1 person, 3.70%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Mirena: 3 people, 11.11%
  • Sprintec: 1 person, 3.70%
  • Seroquel: 1 person, 3.70%
  • L-Theanine: 1 person, 3.70%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Menstruation Irregular: 6 people, 22.22%
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding: 4 people, 14.81%
  • Device Dislocation: 4 people, 14.81%
  • Medical Device Complication: 3 people, 11.11%
  • Haemorrhage (bleeding): 3 people, 11.11%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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