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Side effect(s) of Etonogestrel

Read the side effects of Etonogestrel as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

Most Common - Bleeding irregularities, emotional lability, weight increase, headache, pimples, depression, breast pain, abdominal pain, inflammation of pharynx, white dischage, influenza-like symptoms, dizziness, painful menstruation, back pain, nausea, pain, nervousness, depression, hypersensitivity, insertion site pain.

Gastrointestinal - Constipation, diarrhea, flatulence, vomiting.

General - Fluid retention, fatigue, implant site reaction, fever.

Infections - Urinary tract infection.

Investigations- Increase in blood pressure, decreased weight.

Metabolic - Increased appetite.

Musculoskeletal - Joint pain, muscle pain.

Central Nervous system - Convulsions, migraine, and drowsiness.

Psychiatric - Anxiety, sleeplessness, decreased libido.

Genitourinary - Painful urination, breast discharge, breast enlargement, ovarian cyst, genital itching, vulvovaginal discomfort.

Skin - Angioedema and/or aggravation of hereditary angioedema, hair loss, hypertrichosis, itching, rash, increased sweating, hives.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Etonogestrel

Etonogestrel(Implanon) generic is a progestin, prescribed for preventing pregnancy. It works by preventing ovulation.
More Info about Etonogestrel

International : 

Implanon, Nexplanon

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