Implanon

Active Ingredient(s): Etonogestrel
FDA Approved: * July 17, 2006
Pharm Company: * ORGANON USA INC
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Implanon Overview

Etonogestrel is a progestin medication which is used as a means of birth control for women.[2][3][6][7] It is available alone as an implant placed under the skin of the upper arm under the brand names Nexplanon and Implanon and in combination with ethinylestradiol, an estrogen, as a vaginal ring under the brand names NuvaRing and Circlet.[8] Etonogestrel is effective as a means of birth control within 8hours of in...

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nexplanon & hypothyroidism?

I got my nexplanon implanted a year and a half ago soon after I received news that my thyroid was swollen and been diagnosed with hypothyroidism. There is not history of this in my family and have never had any problems like this, I'm still pretty young being 26. I've had 3 kids and my weight has always be stable until now. Hypothyroidism is ruining my life and I believe it might have something to do with the nexplanon because this all started when I got it implanted. Thoughts?? ## Hello, Holly! How are you? No, that's not a normal side effect of Nexplanon, as listed by the FDA. Typical side effects may possibly include nausea, dizziness, headache, irritability, PMS-like symptoms and irregular bleeding. Had you ever had symptoms of a thyroid issue in the past? Are you on any...

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Expired implanon and nausea

My implanon expired a month ago And I've noticed horrible headaches and night time nausea. I cannot be pregnant because my husband and I started using condoms before it expired. Any advice? I cannot afford to get it removed right now, I have no health insurance. Thanks ## Just like when taking any other medication, withdrawal of contraceptive hormones can cause withdrawal effects, as reported by the FDA. You may also experience dizziness, PMS-like symptoms and spotting. However, it would be best to have things checked out, as soon as possible. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I had the nexplanon for 6 years (2 terms) and it's still in my arm. It expired on Dec. 6th. It's now Jan. 12th and I've had a regular period since maybe 6 months before it expired. And it ...

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Expired Implanon

Hi. I have had the implanon since 2012. It is now due to be removed. It was expired on april 28, 2015. Today is september 12 2015 and I still have it. I got my first menstrual since march on sep. 2015. Is the implanon officially done working? Should I be worried? Am I healthy? ## It may still be releasing some hormones in your body, plus once it's expired, it can take a couple months for your body to adjust and for your natural hormones to take back over and things to return to normal. The FDA lists the typical side effects of Implanon as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, weight gain and PMS-like symptoms. Is there anything else I can help with? ## Hi. I'm a 22 year old female. I've had the implant for 6 years (I had it changed out 3 years ago) and the current ...

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Implanon and Nature-Throid

Hello! I'm 33 and have been on Implanon since 2017. Prior to that, I was on Depo Provera for about 10 years. I prefer these forms of birth control since I do not menstruate while I'm on them. I do not have PCOS, nor have I been diagnosed with endometriosis, however my periods were always very painful and I prefer to avoid them for this reason. My doctor(s) have always been amenable. I recently began taking Nature-Throid and Metformin and, after nearly 12 years of not menstruating (beyond the occasional light spotting when my Depo shot was due), started my period. Does anyone know whether thyroid medication or Metformin can impact menstruation in this way? I was on a lower dose of the same thyroid medication for a month previously, but my doctor doubled it recently and now, BAM, ...

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Nexplanon removal, but immune to local anesthetic

So, in the next few months my Nexplanon will be expiring and I plan to get a new one put in since it worked really well for me. I am a little uneasy though since, when inserting it the first time, the local anesthetic apparently didn't work and I felt everything. I powered through it, but it did hurt. I am far more worried about the removal process since I know they have to make an incision and fish the old one out (and of course I put on like 10lbs so there is fat that has grown around it) and I am pretty unsure about it. I mean, I know it has to come out and I plan to talk to my doctor about it, but I am curious if anyone else has anyone else run into this problem and if anyone has been able to work around it. I suppose if all else fails I can bring in a leather strap to bite down...

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DEATH BY implanon

Warning label on implanon does not begin to describe to horrific side effects of this birth control. And yes, there are many. Many of them will depress you to a point of suicidal thoughts and actions. Some women love this BC as their bodies seem, for now,to adjust to the enormous amount of synthetic hormone being released each day into the body. But if you research this product further, you will see women are having bad effects years down the road. It is not worth risking your health on this one. Keep in mind it is not detectable by an x-ray so if your are one of the many women who begin to have unwanted bodily changes and who will experience emotional issues, you may be stuck with it until the medication runs out, after which it is too late to do anything about it. you will be forever ...

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implanon advice

Ok so my implanon is due to be removed in 6 weeks which is when it 'expires' i have had regular periods since having the implant inserted and felt fine having no problem with it. Until i missed my regular period and i am now 11 days late. I know the implant can mess with your periods but at this stage I find it strange. I 'feel' pregnant but done 2 hpt and both negative. I was wondering if anyone else has experienced this or become pregnant at the end of the implanon? Maybe its expired early? Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you ## If the PTs were negative, then it isn't likely that you're pregnant. However, the Implanon may be releasing lower amounts of hormones, since it's near expiring, which may be causing you to miss your period. Have you inf...

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Implanon side effects

Hi, i just got my implanon implanted yesterday. I suffer bad migraines that started a long time ago. I was actually feeling better. I dont know how soon i can expect to have side effects, but i feel depressed and have a headache. Is it possible that i already have side effects? ## Hello, Jenny! How are you? Yes, it is possible and those can be typical side effects, according to FDA reports, you may also experience nausea, dizziness, irritability, and PMS-like symptoms. If the headaches get too severe, you should consult your physician. Is there anything else I can help with? Are you on any other medications? ## Hi, thank you so much for your help! That really helps! ## I got my implanon device put in a week ago. When I try to feel the device I feel weird bumps where it's at and my w...

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implanon and plan b

I have had nexplanon for a month. My boyfriend and I had intercourse and i was wondering if i could take a plan-b pill just to be safe because i have three kids already and my youngest is two months old. I'm not ready for another one. ## Hello, Miajade! How are you? If you have the Nexplanon, then there should be no need to take Plan B. It is effective at preventing pregnancy, unless your doctor has instructed otherwise. Side effects to the implant may include irregular menstrual bleeding, headaches, mood swings and cramps. Is there anything else I can help with? ## I've had the implant birth control on my arm for about 2 months. I was intimate with my boyfriend and he came inside me for the first time. Do i need the plan b or am i okay? I'm scared... And also I've been ...

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Getting pregnant on Implanon?

I was wondering if anyone has heard of beng pregnant on implanon? I've had it in for over a year. It made my periods last longer and heavier. Well I haven't had it for 2 months now (I know it can stop) but the last week I've felt really light headed. I've had really sore boobs and will randomly feel sick to the stomach and certain smells cause it... please give me your advice ## Hi Dallas, To my understanding, it can sometimes take up to a few months to get hormonal contraceptives completely out of your system. So based on your description, it sounds to me like your hormones may have just been fluctuating throughout the time you stopped using the medication (possibly resulting in those side effects). I could be wrong in assuming that, so I would definitely encourage you ...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Etonogestrel
  • Implant: 68mg, 68mg/implant
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Implanon: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0052-0272 Implanon 68 mg/1 Subcutaneous Implant by Organon Pharmaceuticals USA

Other drugs which contain Etonogestrel or a similar ingredient: (3 results)

Related Implanon Topics:

Implanon and Nature-Throid
Hello! I'm 33 and have been on Implanon since 2017. Prior to that, I was on Depo Provera for about 10 years. I prefe... 4 replies
Implanon side effects
Hi, i just got my implanon implanted yesterday. I suffer bad migraines that started a long time ago. I was actually feel... 4 replies
implanon and plan b
I have had nexplanon for a month. My boyfriend and I had intercourse and i was wondering if i could take a plan-b pill j... 4 replies
implanon advice
Ok so my implanon is due to be removed in 6 weeks which is when it 'expires' i have had regular periods since ha... 2 replies
Implanon and Dermatitis?
I'm a 27 year old female and have had the implanon for a little over two years now but only in the last couple of mo... 1 reply
implanon and oxycontin
I have had the implanon in for some time now (over a year) and have recently been prescribed oxycontin for severe back/l... 1 reply
implanon
I HAVE BEEN ON THE IMPLANON FOR 3WEEKS NOW AND FEEL I AM VERY MOODY AND IRRATEABLE ASWELL AS GETTING BAD PIMPLES AND MY ... 1 reply
Can Implanon Interfer With Your Kidneys
i got the implanon on Tues. and it is now friday and ever since ive had it ive had pain coming from my kidney area is th...
Expired Implanon
Hi. I have had the implanon since 2012. It is now due to be removed. It was expired on april 28, 2015. Today is septembe... 26 replies
Expired implanon and nausea
My implanon expired a month ago And I've noticed horrible headaches and night time nausea. I cannot be pregnant beca... 7 replies






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