Complications following use of single rod etonogestrel implant (Implanon).

  • Sadia Bashir Nishtar Hospital Multan.
  • Sajilah Karim Nishtar Hospital Multan.
  • Bushra Khan Nishtar Hospital Multan.
  • Sadia Faiz Nishtar Hospital Multan.
  • Madeeha Riaz Nishtar Hospital Multan.
  • Amna Bibi Nishtar Hospital Multan.
Keywords: Amenorrhea, Contraceptive, Implanon

Abstract

Objectives: To determine the frequency of complications and side effects of single rod etonogestrel implant (implanon). Study Design: Descriptive case series. Setting: At Contraceptive clinic, (Reproductive Health Clinic (Contraception), antenatal clinic of the Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Nishtar Hospital Multan. Period: From November 2014 to November 2016. Material & Methods: The sample included 72 healthy active women. The final outcome in this study was efficacy. Results: Client mean age was 28.07±4.88 years. Usually clients 57 (79.2%) were 1-4 para. 5 (6.9%) clients complain of pain, out of which only 4 had pain at insertion site and 1 had pain at insertion site and also in stomach. No side effects were observed 55 clients (67.4%) main complains about menstrual disturbance like 26 (36.1%) having amenorrhea. Continuous bleeding was the main complain in 9 clients (12.5%), heavy menstruation was found in 7 (9.7%), 10 (13.9%) had irregular bleeding. Prolonged bleeding was present in 2 clients (2.8%), 7 (9.7%) complain of spotting, 10 (13.9%) had no menstruation problem. Conclusion: The results of this study showed that majority of the clients had amenorrhea.

Author Biographies

Sadia Bashir, Nishtar Hospital Multan.

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Department of Obs & Gyne

 

Sajilah Karim, Nishtar Hospital Multan.

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Department of Obs & Gyne

 

Bushra Khan, Nishtar Hospital Multan.

MBBS, FCPS

Assistant Professor

Department of Obs & Gyne

 

Sadia Faiz, Nishtar Hospital Multan.

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Department of Obs & Gyne

 

Madeeha Riaz, Nishtar Hospital Multan.

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Department of Obs & Gyne

 

Amna Bibi, Nishtar Hospital Multan.

MBBS, FCPS

Senior Registrar

Department of Obs & Gyne

 

Published
2019-11-10