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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Nexplanon, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Nexplanon side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Nexplanon.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Nexplanon side effects are:
Nausea (8 reports)
Body Odor (7 reports)
Acne (5 reports)
Weight Gain (4 reports)
Fatigue (3 reports)
Face Swelling (2 reports)
Watery Discharge (2 reports)
Watery Discharge, Acne, (2 reports)
Cellulitis (1 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Nexplanon side effects . You can also compare Nexplanon side effects or view FDA reports.

Nexplanon Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Nexplanon reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Nexplanon on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Nephrolithiasis, Affective Disorder, Abdominal Pain Upper, Menstruation Delayed, Ovarian Cyst, Anxiety, Depression
on Mar 03, 2014 Female from US , 22 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: nephrolithiasis, affective disorder, abdominal pain upper, menstruation delayed, ovarian cyst, anxiety, depression. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:

Menorrhagia
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: menorrhagia on Mar 02, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 23 years of age, weighting 195.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Nexplanon dosage: 68 Mg/one Rod Inserted, Every Three Years.

Nausea, Dizziness, Menorrhagia, Menstruation Irregular, Weight Decreased
Adverse event was reported on Mar 01, 2014 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: 1 Rod Every 3 Years) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 21 years of age, After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: nausea, dizziness, menorrhagia, menstruation irregular, weight decreased.

Breast Tenderness, Breast Pain, Breast Mass
on Mar 01, 2014 Female from US , weighting 150.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: breast tenderness, breast pain, breast mass. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Df, Unk.


Adnexa Uteri Pain, Ovarian Cyst, Adnexal Torsion
on Feb 28, 2014 Female from FR , 23 years of age, weighting 138.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: adnexa uteri pain, ovarian cyst, adnexal torsion. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.

Unintended Pregnancy, Abdominal Pain Upper, Menorrhagia
Patient was taking Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: unintended pregnancy, abdominal pain upper, menorrhagia on Feb 28, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 15 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Nexplanon dosage: Implant In Left Arm, 3 Year Implant.

Unintended Pregnancy, Muscle Spasms, Headache, Weight Increased
Adverse event was reported on Feb 28, 2014 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , weighting 127.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: unintended pregnancy, muscle spasms, headache, weight increased.

Implant Site Pain, Implant Site Discolouration, Purulent Discharge, Bloody Discharge, Medical Device Complication, Implant Site Inflammation, Implant Site Erythema, Implant Site Infection
on Mar 06, 2014 Female from US , 21 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: implant site pain, implant site discolouration, purulent discharge, bloody discharge, medical device complication, implant site inflammation, implant site erythema, implant site infection. Nexplanon dosage: Single Insertion.

Device Difficult To Use, Product Quality Issue, No Adverse Event
on Feb 28, 2014 Patient from US , weighting 118.0 lb, was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: device difficult to use, product quality issue, no adverse event. Nexplanon dosage: 68 Mg, 1 Rod.

Haemorrhage, Menorrhagia
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: haemorrhage, menorrhagia on Mar 26, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 37 years of age, weighting 155.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:

Device Difficult To Use, No Adverse Event
Adverse event was reported on Mar 27, 2014 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 21 years of age, weighting 110.0 lb, Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: device difficult to use, no adverse event.

Cellulitis
on Feb 27, 2014 Female from US , 24 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: cellulitis. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.

Abdominal Pain Upper, Alopecia
on Feb 27, 2014 Female from US , weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: abdominal pain upper, alopecia. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Rod/3 Years, Insert In Left Arm.
Associated medications used:

Depression, Intentional Self-injury
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: depression, intentional self-injury on Feb 26, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 17 years of age, weighting 170.0 lb, . Nexplanon dosage: N/A.

Implant Site Bruising
Adverse event was reported on Mar 04, 2014 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: Unk) was diagnosed with and. Location: US , 15 years of age, weighting 115.0 lb, After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: implant site bruising.

Hypoaesthesia, Device Deployment Issue
on Feb 27, 2014 Female from US , 17 years of age, weighting 102.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: hypoaesthesia, device deployment issue. Nexplanon dosage: 68 Mg, Unk.

Abortion Spontaneous, Pregnancy With Implant Contraceptive
on Feb 26, 2014 Female from GB , 22 years of age, was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: abortion spontaneous, pregnancy with implant contraceptive. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.

Medical Device Complication, Device Breakage, No Adverse Event
Patient was taking Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: medical device complication, device breakage, no adverse event on Feb 26, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 22 years of age, weighting 628.3 lb, was diagnosed with and. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Rod/3 Years.

Device Difficult To Use, Product Quality Issue, No Adverse Event
Adverse event was reported on Feb 26, 2014 by a Patient taking Nexplanon (Dosage: Unk) . Location: US , weighting 160.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: device difficult to use, product quality issue, no adverse event.

Implant Site Pain, Implant Site Irritation, Device Breakage, Product Quality Issue
on Mar 20, 2014 Female from US , 24 years of age, weighting 210.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: implant site pain, implant site irritation, device breakage, product quality issue. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Rod.

Menstruation Irregular, Metrorrhagia, Back Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Weight Increased, Mood Swings, Acne
on Feb 26, 2014 Female from US , 30 years of age, weighting 120.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: menstruation irregular, metrorrhagia, back pain, nausea, dizziness, weight increased, mood swings, acne. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.

Device Breakage
Patient was taking Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: device breakage on Feb 26, 2014 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 16 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Nexplanon dosage: 1 Rod.

Abortion Spontaneous, Unintended Pregnancy
Adverse event was reported on Feb 26, 2014 by a Female taking Nexplanon (Dosage: 3 Years) was diagnosed with and. Location: GB , 29 years of age, Patient felt the following Nexplanon side effects: abortion spontaneous, unintended pregnancy.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Device Breakage
on Feb 26, 2014 Female from GB , 29 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. After Nexplanon was administered, patient encountered several Nexplanon side effects: device breakage. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.

Vaginal Discharge
on Feb 25, 2014 Female from US , 26 years of age, weighting 155.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Nexplanon. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Nexplanon side effects: vaginal discharge. Nexplanon dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative NEXPLANON Names:ETONOGEST

Active Ingredient: ETONOGEST

More About Nexplanon

Side Effects reported to FDA: 2645

Nexplanon safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 2

Reported hospitalizations: 102

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