ADVERSE EFFECTS OF SUBDERMAL CONTRACEPTIVE IMPLANTS IN USERS OF THE HOSPITAL: DRA. MATILDE HIDALGO DE PRÓCEL
Keywords:Adverse, Contraceptive, Hospital
The present study has as a priority to determine the adverse effects of subdermal contraceptive implants in the users of the Maternal and Child Hospital “Dra. Matilde Hidalgo de Prócel” from May to October 2017, a study was carried out using quantitative methodology, applying an analytical and synthetic method, through surveys applied to 98 users attended at the Matilde Hidalgo de Prócel Hospital. We found that the age group with the greatest use of implants is between 20 and 35 years old, representing 83% of the population. We determined that in the users who use the subdermal implant as a contraceptive method they have an adverse effect related to the emotional lability represented in 51%, referring to the alterations of the menstrual flow, we registered that 46% of the users who used the implant, presented an alteration of your menstrual cycle characterized by a lack of menstruation for more than 3 months. Headache was presented as the main biological effect with 31%, followed by 29% with weight gain, in terms of implant effectiveness, 43% of the users surveyed said they accessed it for its effectiveness. We found that Implanon (3 years) is the type of implant most used by the users represented by 70% of the sample.
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