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Etonogestrel

Etonogestrel Information

Etonogestrel Benefits & Uses

Etonogestrel is used to treat the following -

  1. Contraceptives Primary

Etonogestrel Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Etonogestrel

Etonogestrel

Etonogestrel Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Etonogestrel is used -

  1. Depression Moderate
  2. Dizziness Mild
  3. Headache Mild
  4. Nervousness
  5. Increased Heart Rate
  6. Acne
  7. Breast pain
  8. Weight gain
  9. Back Pain सामान्य

Etonogestrel Related Warnings

Is the use of Etonogestrel safe for pregnant women?

Etonogestrel shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Etonogestrel safe during breastfeeding?

Etonogestrel is safe for breastfeeding women.

Safe

What is the effect of Etonogestrel on the Kidneys?

Etonogestrel is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Etonogestrel on the Liver?

Etonogestrel is rarely harmful for the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Etonogestrel on the Heart?

Using Etonogestrel does not have any harmful effects on the heart.

Safe

Severe Interaction of Etonogestrel with Other Drugs

Etonogestrel should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Etonogestrel Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Etonogestrel unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Liver Disease
  2. Liver Cancer
  3. Breast Problems
  4. Kidney Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Etonogestrel

Is this Etonogestrel habit forming or addictive?

No, you will not get addicted to Etonogestrel.

No

Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Etonogestrel you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

Dangerous

Is it safe?

Yes, Etonogestrel is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

Is it able to treat mental disorders?

There is no benefit of taking Etonogestrel for mental disorders.

No

Etonogestrel Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Etonogestrel

There is no information on the effects of taking Etonogestrel with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

Unknown

Interaction between Alcohol and Etonogestrel

Information about the interaction of Etonogestrel and alcohol is not currently available because this topic has not been researched yet.

Unknown
This medicine data has been created by -
Dr. Md Saadullah
M.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience
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Dr. Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
2 Years of Experience
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References

  1. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 349
  2. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Nexplanon® (etonogestrel implant)
  3. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Implanon™ (etonogestrel implant)