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Implanon (Definition)

Implanon is birth control method manufactured by merck pharmaceuticals. It is a single rod implant that is inserted under the skin in the forearm. It is a Progesterone containing long acting contraceptive with a duration of ...Read more


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What are implanon side effects?

What are implanon side effects?

Most common: The most common side effect of IMPLANON® is a change in normal menstrual bleeding pattern. It is not unusual to have shorter and/or lighter periods, or to skip periods. The thick brown discharge you are experiencing is due to minimal bleeding during your period. Some women stopped taking Implanon due to changes in menstrual periods, while others see fewer and/or lighter periods as a blessing. ...Read more

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Dealing with implanon side effects?

Dealing with implanon side effects?

Side effect: Irregular bleeding is an almost universal side effect of implanon. There is no normal time for your period on this birth control method. If you have other questions regarding specific side effects then please specify in a future question. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are some implanon side effects after removal? I got my period 3 days later.

What are some implanon side effects after removal? I got my period 3 days later.

After removal: After removal there are no side effects of Implanon. Once it is out of your body it is no longer capable of causing side effects. The hormones are out of your system about 7 days after removal ...Read more

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Have any of you doctors heard of the arm implanon causing bad side effects like itching sinus inffection that comes back severe agression?

Have any of you doctors heard of the arm implanon causing bad side effects like itching sinus inffection that comes back severe agression?

Implanon: Implanon does have side effects, either locally due to the device, or systemically, due to the progestin hormone. Itching sinus infection is not likely the side effect of implanon. ...Read more

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Have any women used the birth control implant called implanon without any side effects?

Have any women used the birth control implant called implanon without any side effects?

Yes: Many women are very happy with implanon. The most common side effect is abnormal bleeding, sometimes unscheduled or unpredictable bleeding and sometimes no bleeding at all. This bothers some women more than others. Other less common se include headache, weight gain, breast tenderness, nausea, or mood swings. ...Read more

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What side effects does implanon cause?

What side effects does implanon cause?

Implanon: The biggest side effect with progesterone only contraception such as implanon is abnormal bleeding. This could be bleeding every day, no bleeding at all, or anything in between. ...Read more

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What side effects will the implanon have?

Many: Nexplanon/Implanon is a highly effective implantable contraceptive. Effective for 3 years. most common side effect is irregular periods in about 25% of users. can range from no periods to daily bleeding or spotting. Breakthrough bleeding can be treated with birth control pills or estrogen but the bleeding often recurs. Weight changes, usually gain, can occur. Mood changes are not uncommon. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the implanon?

What are the side effects of the implanon?

See product insert: Changes in menstrual bleeding patterns mood swings weight gain headache acne depressed mood other common side effects include: headache vaginitis (inflammation of the vagina) weight gain acne breast pain viral infections such as sore throats or flu-like symptoms web resource http://www.Implanon-usa.Com/en/consumer/about-it/risks-and-side-effects/index.Asp. ...Read more

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What are the main side effects of implanon?

What are the main side effects of implanon?

Change in bleeding: Many women who use implanon, a form of birth control that is implanted in the arm, find that their periods change. Some have heavier periods, some lighter, and some become irregular. Other less common side effects include mood changes, weight gain, headache, and acne. ...Read more

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