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Implanon Side Effects

Serious Side Effects of Implanon

  • tenderness, inflammation, redness or discharge from the location of the implant
  • feeling numb or losing strength (particularly loss of feeling, or weakness on one side of the body)
  • persistent coughing or wheezing which may consist of blood
  • strong pain, aching or cramping of the pelvis (lower part of the abdomen)
  • quickened breathing and chest pain or tension that may spread to the shoulder area, feeling nauseous, increased sweating, and a general ill feeling
  • difficulty seeing or speaking, a painful feeling behind the eyes, confusion and trouble balancing
  • extreme high blood pressure which may produce side effects of a strong headache, blurry vision, hearing a slight buzzing in the ears, trouble breathing, feeling short of breath, irregular heart rate, feeling anxious, and having a seizure
  • swelling of the breasts or development of a lump in the breast
  • enlargement, warmth and redenning of one leg or both legs, inflammation of the hands, ankles or feet
  • yellowing of the eyes or skin (jaundice)
  • depression: insomnia or trouble sleeping, feeling weak, fatigue, and having frequent mood swings)
  • serious allergic reaction: rash, redness, hives, difficulty breathing, hoarseness and swelling of the throat, tongue, mouth, or lips

Common Side Effects of Implanon

  • changes in menstruation (varied bleeding, time or duration of periods), increased cramping, discharge from the vagina or itchiness
  • upset stomach and nauseousness
  • aching of the breasts
  • increase in weight
  • more frequent breakouts or acne
  • flu-like symptoms- fever, chills and soreness of the throat
  • trouble wearing contact lensesperson holding implanon actual size
  • minor back pain
  • nervousness, mild depression, feeling dizzy or having frequent changes in mood
  • reactions at the site of the implantation: pain, numb or tingly feelings at the location of the implant, a slight bleeding or small scar