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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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Implant (Definition)

An implant is a medical device manufactured to replace a missing biological structure, support a damaged biological structure, or enhance an existing biological structure. Medical implants are man-made devices, in contrast to a transplant, which is ...Read more


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What are the side effects of the iud?

What are the side effects of the iud?

Depends on type: Paragard iud lasts 10 years and tends to cause periods to be some heavier and or longer. Some women have more cramps. Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud has Progesterone in it which helps periods be lighter. In fact 20% of women will have no periods. Cramping is an issue for some women. Both can have irregular spotting for some weeks when first placed, can fall out, or perforate the uterus. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the birth control implant?

What are the side effects of the birth control implant?

Spotting: It is a great method, but the biggest drawback is irregular usually very light bleeding. Most people are not bothered by this and say it is light, but can be unpredictable. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of a contraceptive implant removal?

What are the side effects of a contraceptive implant removal?

Minimal: They are removed through a small skin incision so there is obviously some discomfort and soreness. Normal cycles may not resume for 2 to 3 months. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the nuva ring?

What are the side effects of the nuva ring?

Nuva Ring: Nuva Ring side effects can include: nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, ^ weight, bloating, breast tenderness & swelling, headache, v libido, menstrual changes, fatigue, nervousness, ^ or V of hair, etc. ...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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What are the side effect of iui?

What are the side effect of iui?

Paragard or Mirena (levonorgestrel): With paragard, period may have same or heavier flow and same or heavier cramping than before insertion. With mirena, (levonorgestrel) Progesterone is released into uterus and the effect is only in uterus not throughout the body, there is usually less days and amount of flow and sometimes the period stops, with that comes less cramping.You still ovulate each month with either iud and mid-cycle pain may be be there. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the depo shot?

What are the side effects of the depo shot?

Side effects include: Change in menstrual flow (common) Weight gain (common) Nausea (common) Stomach cramping (common) Dizziness (uncommon) Headache (common) Fatigue/tiredness (uncommon) Mood irritability (common) Decrease in breast size (uncommon) Breast tenderness (uncommon) Decreased libido (uncommon) Hair loss (very uncommon) Hot flashes (very uncommon) Joint pain (uncommon) ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the pill?

What are the side effects of the pill?

Major+minor issues : Minor issues are headache, nausea, bloating, water weight gain, breakthrough bleeding, and decreased libido. Major issues are heart attack, blood clots and stroke which increase with age and there is an unacceptable higher risk with smokers over 35 which should not be taking the pill. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of progesterone?

What are the side effects of progesterone?

GERD/vaginal dischar: Vaginal Progesterone (prochieve or crinone) is a very safe and effective intervention to prevent preterm birth in women with asymptomatic short cervix! topical irritation or discharge can occur but are rarely a cause to stop the therapy. If you have gerd (reflux) or constipation the extra Progesterone will make them worse. Talk to your obstetrician to determine if this is a good idea for you. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of copper iud?

What are the side effects of copper iud?

Few: Most women will have some slight cramping and/or spotting when the iud is placed. Some women will have heavier periods and/or more cramping for up to three cycles after the iud is placed. Most women have little or no side effects from a copper t iud. ...Read more

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What are some of the side effects of nuvaring?

What are some of the side effects of nuvaring?

Perhaps not: As with birth control pills, some women may not have the withdrawal bleeding on occasion. This is due to the fact that NuvaRing contains both estrogen and progestin. Estrogen makes the uterine lining grow whereas the progestin makes it thinner. Progestin always dominates so most women will experience lighter periods. Sometimes the lining becomes so thin that no withdrawal bleeding occurs. ...Read more

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What are the common side effects of the nuva ring?

What are the common side effects of the nuva ring?

Effects of Nuva Ring: The nuval ring releases estrogen, and the side effects are the same as any woman taking extra Estrogens ie. The increased risk of increased blood clotting is the most serious, and can be seen in woman taking bcp. Other side effects can also be associated with extra estrogen such a spider veins, and slight defects of the liver's handing the excess estrogen. ...Read more

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What are the effects of depoprovera?

What are the effects of depoprovera?

Depo- provera (medroxyprogesterone): Bloating, absence of menstrual cycles, irregular bleeding, and headaches are the most common ones. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of abortion?

What are the side effects of abortion?

Usually small: Usually some bleeding and cramping, nothing more. Long term complications of legal abortions are uncommon. ...Read more

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What are the disadvantages of contraceptives? Side effects?

What are the disadvantages of contraceptives? Side effects?

Big Question: This is a good over view by Mayo Clinic. http://www.mayoclinic.org/healthy-lifestyle/birth-control/basics/birth-control-basics/hlv-20049454 ...Read more

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What are the effects of dental implants?

What are the effects of dental implants?

Bone stabalization: Dental implants keep the jaw bone from deteriorating away after a tooth is pulled. Dentists can anchor teeth to them individually or a full set of teeth to a series of them. Sometimes people who wish to have an implant placed to replace a tooth they lost years ago can not do so without augmenting the jaw bones height and/or width to allow for implant placement. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of Zelapar?

What are the side effects of Zelapar?

See this page.: Zelapar is a drug used to treat Parkinson's disease.It's generic name is selegiline. Foods and some over the counter meds you eat may interact with this medication and should be avoided. See this page for more details, including side effects: https://www.drugs.com/zelapar.html Do not take any over the counter meds or supplements that your doc has not okayed. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the birth control shot?

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What are the side effects of the birth control shot?

Birth control: Mild mood changes depending on the type of hormone combination used & doses. ...Read more

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What are common side effects off the implant?

More info, please!: What kind of implant? Please ask your question again and clarify what type of implant and why you are having it done, or considering having it done. ...Read more

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