Implanon Implant 68Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Implanon: Implant (68mg)

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What is this Medicine?

ETONOGESTREL (et oh noe JES trel) is a contraceptive (birth control) device. It is used to prevent pregnancy. It can be used for up to 3 years.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : Nexplanon: Implant (68mg)
In-Depth Information

Implanon Contraceptive Implant

NDC: 000520272
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Contraception

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Endometriosis

Storage Information
Protect from light
Store below 86 degrees F
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Implanon Contraceptive Implant

Reported Side Effects for Implanon Contraceptive Implant

Inability To Sleep Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Migraine Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Pelvic Pain Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Irritation Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Injection Site Reaction Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Vomiting Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Weakness Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid From Breast Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Increase In Breast Size Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Appetite Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Nervousness Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Joint Pain Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Constipation Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Cough Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Loose Stools Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rhinitis Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Painful Urination Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Swelling Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Tired Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fever Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Gas Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Inflamed Stomach Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Loss Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hot Flashes Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Bruise Incidence:
0.1%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Skin Redness Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
No Menstrual Periods Incidence:
0.3%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Infection Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sore Throat Incidence:
>5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
5.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
5.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
6.4%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Emotional Lability Incidence:
6.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Back Pain Incidence:
6.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Lightheadedness Incidence:
7.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
7.2%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
9.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
9.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Periods Incidence:
10.8-11.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
10.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vaginal Bleeding Incidence:
11.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Breast Pain Incidence:
12.8%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
13.5%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
13.7%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
14.5%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
24.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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