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Review: Aygestin side effects

In this review, we analyze Aygestin side effects by the time on the drug, and age (0-60+) of the people who have side effects while taking Aygestin. The review is based on 689 people who have side effects while taking Aygestin from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What is Aygestin

Aygestin (latest outcomes from 709 users) has active ingredients of norethindrone acetate. It is often used in endometriosis.

Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (norethindrone acetate): Norlutate, Norethindrone Acetate, Norethidrone Acetate.

On Mar, 9, 2015: 689 people who reported to have side effects when taking Aygestin are studied

 outcomes

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation)Breast CancerBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer
Night Sweats (sweating in night)Oestrogen Receptor Assay PositiveMetrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Breast CancerBreast CancerOestrogen Receptor Assay PositiveBreast Cancer Female
Endometriosis (appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain)Progesterone Receptor Assay PositiveMenstruation IrregularOvarian Cancer (cancer of ovary)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Breast Cancer In SituProgesterone Receptor Assay PositiveAnxiety
Haemorrhage (bleeding)DepressionMuscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Breast Cancer MetastaticMitral Valve Prolapse (heart's mitral valve doesn't work well)Menorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals)Breast CancerInjury
Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)DiarrheaUterine Haemorrhage (uterine bleeding)Breast CancerMusculoskeletal Pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves)Migraine (headache)InjuryMetrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
Abdominal DistensionMeniscus Lesion (lesion of a crescent-shaped piece of cartilage between the femur and the tibia)Ventricular Fibrillation (abnormally irregular heart rhythm)Blood Galactose AbnormalMarital ProblemPneumoniaBreast Cancer In SituDeep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
Haemorrhagic Stroke (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)HysterectomyCoronary Artery Thrombosis (clot formation in coronary artery)Chest PainMultiple InjuriesLabile Hypertension (wildly fluctuating blood pressure)Meniscus Lesion (lesion of a crescent-shaped piece of cartilage between the femur and the tibia)Pain
Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal)Hyperplasia (enlargement of an organ or tissue)Coronary Artery Occlusion (complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery)Lymphoedema (localized fluid retention and tissue swelling)Uterine Leiomyoma (uterine benign tumour derived from smooth muscle)Osteopenia (a condition where bone mineral density is lower than normal)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Progesterone Receptor Assay PositiveMenorrhagia (an abnormally heavy bleeding and prolonged menstrual period at regular intervals)Polycythaemia (proportion of blood volume that is occupied by red blood cells increases)InfectionFallopian Tube Disorder (fallopian tube disease)Soft Tissue Disorder (disease of soft tissue)Headache (pain in head)
Uterine Leiomyoma (uterine benign tumour derived from smooth muscle)Mammogram Abnormal (abnormal breast examination)Focal Nodular Hyperplasia (tumour of the liver)InjuryBreast Hyperplasia (accumulation of abnormal cells in a breast duct)Retinopathy Proliferative (condition in which very small blood vessels grow from the surface of the retina and damages retina)Pyrexia (fever)

Most common side effects by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aNeurilemmoma (a tumour that typically grows on the myelin sheath of nerves in the head or neck)Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)AnxietyOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Breast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer Female
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug IneffectiveBreast CancerBreast Cancer
Adenovirus InfectionHeadache (pain in head)PainChest PainAnxietyOestrogen Receptor Assay Positive
Adverse Drug ReactionVomitingHeadache (pain in head)Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Chest PainProgesterone Receptor Assay Positive
Lymphadenopathy (disease or enlargement of lymph nodes)Abdominal PainPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Breast CancerInjuryAnxiety
Lip DryDiarrheaWeaknessAnxietyAlopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Pain
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Unevaluable ReactionWeight IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Human Herpes Virus 6 Serology PositiveHypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Pain In ExtremityOestrogen Receptor Assay PositiveInjury
Viraemia (presence of a virus in the blood stream)Abdominal DistensionPalpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Headache Nos (pain in head)Pyrexia (fever)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Drug IneffectiveHypertension Nos (high blood pressure)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)CoughDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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