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levonorgestrel implant

Does levonorgestrel implant have side effects?

The following side effects are associated with levonorgestrel implant:

Common side effects of levonorgestrel implant:

Irregular PeriodsSevere
Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
DizzyLess Severe
Low EnergyLess Severe
Visible Water RetentionLess Severe
Weight GainLess Severe
Weight LossLess Severe
Change in AppetiteLess Severe
Head PainLess Severe
Signs and Symptoms at Injection SiteLess Severe
Feeling WeakLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of levonorgestrel implant:

DiarrheaLess Severe

Rare side effects of levonorgestrel implant:

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

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