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Norplant System implant

Side Effects

List Norplant System implant side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with Norplant System implant:

Common side effects of Norplant System implant:

  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
  • Irregular PeriodsSevere
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
  • DizzyLess Severe
  • Feeling WeakLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaLess Severe
  • Low EnergyLess Severe
  • Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe
  • Weight LossLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of Norplant System implant:

  • DiarrheaLess Severe

Rare side effects of Norplant System implant:

  • Allergic Reaction caused by a DrugSevere
  • Blockage of GallbladderSevere
  • Blood ClotSevere
  • Blood Clot in LungSevere
  • Blood Clot in VeinSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • Discharge of Milk in Men or Women when Not BreastfeedingSevere
  • Giant HivesSevere
  • HepatitisSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
  • Mood ChangesSevere
  • Ovarian CystSevere
  • RashSevere
  • StrokeSevere
  • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Liver ProblemsSevere
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Acute Infection of the Nose, Throat or SinusLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Chest DiscomfortLess Severe
  • Chronic Trouble SleepingLess Severe
  • Difficult or Painful UrinationLess Severe
  • Discharge from the VaginaLess Severe
  • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • FeverLess Severe
  • Flu-Like SymptomsLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • HivesLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • PainLess Severe
  • Painful PeriodsLess Severe
  • Problems with EyesightLess Severe
  • Sinus Irritation and CongestionLess Severe
  • Temporary Redness of Face and NeckLess Severe
  • Throat IrritationLess Severe
  • Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Water RetentionLess Severe
  • Yellow-Brown Patches on SkinLess Severe

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