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Inserted September 2007, I've experienced constant fatigue, weight gain/unable to lose weight, among other things(strangley enough though a perfectly normal period considering I was diagnosed with endomitriosis 6 yrs prior). But the biggest side effect I would have to say is losing the implant in my arm. I have currently spent all day at the dr's office trying to find it, with ultrasound after ultrasound and now a MRI scheduled in a couple days. SERIOUSLY?? Not only is this really stupid and inconvenient, this is costing me a ton of money a month from Christmas.

What should you discuss with your healthcare provider before using Implanon? Find out about side effects of Implanon: Inserted September 2007, I've experienced constant fatigue, weight gain/unable to lose weight, among other things(strangley enough though a perfectly normal period considering I was diagnosed with endomitriosis 6 yrs prior). But the biggest side effect I would have to say is losing the implant in my arm. I have currently spent all day at the dr's office trying to find it, with ultrasound after ultrasound and now a MRI scheduled in a couple days. SERIOUSLY?? Not only is this really stupid and inconvenient, this is costing me a ton of money a month from Christmas. It is estimated that 1.5 million preventable adverse drug events occur each year. Many more millions of mild adverse drug events occur each year which can affect your health, mental state, and normal everyday functioning. Drug side effects can cause death, disability, and illness.

Female patient reported the following Implanon side effects :Inserted September 2007, I've experienced constant fatigue, weight gain/unable to lose weight, among other things(strangley enough though a perfectly normal period considering I was diagnosed with endomitriosis 6 yrs prior). But the biggest side effect I would have to say is losing the implant in my arm. I have currently spent all day at the dr's office trying to find it, with ultrasound after ultrasound and now a MRI scheduled in a couple days. SERIOUSLY?? Not only is this really stupid and inconvenient, this is costing me a ton of money a month from Christmas.


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Patient Age: 25
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Diagnosis: Birth Control
Pre-existing conditions:
Hospitalized? No
Life-threatening? No
Disabled? No
Birth Defects? No
Was intervention required to prevent damage? No
Other serious medical events? No
Died? No

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