Norplant System Kit Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Irregular Periods

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Breast Tenderness
  • Change In Appetite
  • Feeling Weak
  • Head Pain
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of Vagina
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Signs And Symptoms At Injection Site
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Hypersensitivity Drug Reaction
  • Mood Changes

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Acne
  • Backache
  • Diarrhea
  • Discharge From The Vagina
  • Dizzy
  • Drowsiness
  • Erosion Of Cervix
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Itching
  • Painful Periods
  • Throat Irritation

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Blockage Of Gallbladder
  • Blood Clot
  • Blood Clot In Vein
  • Depression
  • Giant Hives
  • Hepatitis
  • Life Threatening Allergic Reaction
  • Lung Embolism
  • Migration Of Implant
  • Ovarian Cyst
  • Rash
  • Stroke
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Liver Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Chest Discomfort
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Constipation
  • Difficult Or Painful Urination
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Excessive Hairiness
  • Fever
  • Gas
  • Genital Itching
  • Hair Loss
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Nose
  • Low Energy
  • Migraine Headache
  • Muscle Or Bone Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nervous
  • Numbness And Tingling
  • Pain
  • Problems With Eyesight
  • Seborrhea
  • Sinus Irritation And Congestion
  • Temporary Redness Of Face And Neck
  • Throwing Up
  • Urinary Tract Infection
  • Water Retention
  • Yellow-Brown Patches On Skin

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