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Myocardial Infarction (8297228-X)
on Apr 06, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 32 years of age, was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: myocardial infarction. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df.

Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive, Abortion Spontaneous (8297226-6)
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: pregnancy with implant contraceptive, abortion spontaneous on Apr 05, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 24 years of age, . Nexplanon dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Carbimazole
  • Contraceptive Pill
  • Propranolol


Hypoglycaemia, Implant Site Cellulitis, Device Damage, Device Difficult To Use (8276973-6)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 30, 2012 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 16 years of age, After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: hypoglycaemia, implant site cellulitis, device damage, device difficult to use. Patient was hospitalized.

Peripheral Nerve Palsy, Device Difficult To Use, Implant Site Haematoma, Paraesthesia, Procedural Pain (8276757-9)
on Mar 28, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 49 years of age, weighting 108.0 lb, was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: peripheral nerve palsy, device difficult to use, implant site haematoma, paraesthesia, procedural pain. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df.


Deep Vein Thrombosis, Thrombophlebitis Superficial, Ligament Rupture, Hypercoagulation (8265186-X)
on Mar 28, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 25 years of age, weighting 130.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: deep vein thrombosis, thrombophlebitis superficial, ligament rupture, hypercoagulation. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df.

Implant Site Inflammation, Implant Site Cellulitis, Cellulitis Streptococcal, Dermatophytosis (8262077-5)
Patient was taking Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: implant site inflammation, implant site cellulitis, cellulitis streptococcal, dermatophytosis on Mar 28, 2012 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 22 years of age, weighting 130.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df;. Patient was hospitalized.

Abortion Spontaneous, Off Label Use, Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive (8250056-3)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 22, 2012 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 20 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: abortion spontaneous, off label use, pregnancy with implant contraceptive.

Urticaria, Implant Site Urticaria, Rash Pruritic (8249975-3)
on Mar 19, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 24 years of age, weighting 110.2 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: urticaria, implant site urticaria, rash pruritic. Nexplanon dosage: 68 Mg;sbde.

Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Device Dislocation, Device Issue, Product Quality Issue, Abortion Induced, Psychological Trauma (8223358-4)
on Feb 28, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 34 years of age, weighting 165.3 lb, was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: pregnancy with implant contraceptive, maternal exposure during pregnancy, device dislocation, device issue, product quality issue, abortion induced, psychological trauma. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Oral Contraceptive Nos
  • Mirena
Patient was hospitalized.

Contusion, Mass, Pruritus, Local Swelling (8206763-1)
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: contusion, mass, pruritus, local swelling on Feb 28, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 21 years of age, weighting 182.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Nexplanon dosage: 68 Mg; Sbde.

Treatment Noncompliance, Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Abortion Induced (8191055-X)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 29, 2012 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: N/A) . Location: FINLAND , 17 years of age, Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: treatment noncompliance, pregnancy with implant contraceptive, maternal exposure during pregnancy, abortion induced.

Cervix Carcinoma (8191053-6)
on Feb 27, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 26 years of age, was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: cervix carcinoma. Nexplanon dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Renal Failure Acute, Bronchitis, Abdominal Pain (8190749-X)
on Feb 23, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 14 years of age, was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: renal failure acute, bronchitis, abdominal pain. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df. Patient was hospitalized.

Psychotic Behaviour, Aggression, Vomiting (8187363-9)
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: psychotic behaviour, aggression, vomiting on Feb 22, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 15 years of age, . Nexplanon dosage: N/A.

Urticaria (8187361-5)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 21, 2012 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: 1 Df;sc) was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Location: FRANCE , 16 years of age, After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: urticaria.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Amoxicillin
Patient was hospitalized.

Procedural Pain, Haematoma, Device Difficult To Use, Paraesthesia, Paralysis (8168453-3)
on Feb 13, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 29 years of age, was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: procedural pain, haematoma, device difficult to use, paraesthesia, paralysis. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df;.

Device Breakage, Abortion Spontaneous, Maternal Exposure During Delivery, Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive (8158742-0)
on Feb 10, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 24 years of age, weighting 249.1 lb, was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: device breakage, abortion spontaneous, maternal exposure during delivery, pregnancy with implant contraceptive. Nexplanon dosage: 68 Mg; ; Sbde.

Venous Thrombosis Limb, Shoulder Operation, Hypercoagulation (8155456-8)
Patient was taking Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: venous thrombosis limb, shoulder operation, hypercoagulation on Feb 06, 2012 from FRANCE Additional patient health information: Female , 25 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df.

Treatment Noncompliance, Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive, Abortion Induced (8155455-6)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 06, 2012 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: Unk;unk) . Location: FINLAND , 17 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: treatment noncompliance, pregnancy with implant contraceptive, abortion induced.

Epilepsy (8141454-7)
on Feb 08, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
  • sinusitis
  • epilepsy
  • seasonal allergy
and was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: epilepsy. Nexplanon dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Doxycycline
  • Lamotrigine (400 Milligram;)
  • Loratadine (10 Milligram; Ongoing)


Ovarian Cyst Ruptured (8138268-0)
on Feb 03, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 19 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: ovarian cyst ruptured. Nexplanon dosage: Sbde.

Oedema Peripheral, Post Procedural Complication, Contusion, Pruritus, Mass (8102863-5)
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: oedema peripheral, post procedural complication, contusion, pruritus, mass on Jan 19, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 21 years of age, weighting 182.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Nexplanon dosage: 68 Mg; ; Sbde.

Abortion Spontaneous, Device Breakage, Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (8102747-2)
Adverse event was reported on Jan 19, 2012 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: 68 Mg; Sbde) . Location: UNITED KINGDOM , 24 years of age, weighting 249.1 lb, Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: abortion spontaneous, device breakage, pregnancy with implant contraceptive, maternal exposure during pregnancy.

Medical Device Complication, Implant Site Infection, Injury (8078305-5)
on Jan 16, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 16 years of age, was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: medical device complication, implant site infection, injury. Nexplanon dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Ovarian Cancer (8078296-7)
on Jan 13, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 26 years of age, was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: ovarian cancer. Nexplanon dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

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Alternative NEXPLANON Names:ETONOGEST

Active Ingredient: ETONOGEST

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Side Effects reported to FDA: 116. View Nexplanon Adverse Reports

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Reported deaths: 1

Reported hospitalizations: 16

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