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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 Apr, 18, 2015: 689 people who reported to have side effects when taking Aygestin are studied


Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DysmenorrhoeaBreast CancerBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer
Night SweatsOestrogen Receptor Assay PositiveMetrorrhagiaMyocardial InfarctionBreast CancerBreast CancerOestrogen Receptor Assay PositiveBreast Cancer Female
EndometriosisProgesterone Receptor Assay PositiveMenstruation IrregularOvarian CancerMitral Valve IncompetenceBreast Cancer In SituProgesterone Receptor Assay PositiveAnxiety
HaemorrhageDepressionMuscle SpasmsBreast Cancer MetastaticMitral Valve ProlapseMenorrhagiaBreast CancerInjury
Mood SwingsDiarrheaUterine HaemorrhageBreast CancerMusculoskeletal PainMigraineInjuryMetrorrhagia
Abdominal DistensionMeniscus LesionVentricular FibrillationBlood Galactose AbnormalMarital ProblemPneumoniaBreast Cancer In SituDeep Vein Thrombosis
Haemorrhagic StrokeHysterectomyCoronary Artery ThrombosisChest PainMultiple InjuriesLabile HypertensionMeniscus LesionPain
OsteopeniaHyperplasiaCoronary Artery OcclusionLymphoedemaUterine LeiomyomaOsteopeniaPulmonary Embolism
Progesterone Receptor Assay PositiveMenorrhagiaPolycythaemiaInfectionFallopian Tube DisorderSoft Tissue DisorderHeadache
Uterine LeiomyomaMammogram AbnormalFocal Nodular HyperplasiaInjuryBreast HyperplasiaRetinopathy ProliferativePyrexia

Most common side effects by age * :

n/an/aNeurilemmomaAlopeciaAnxietyOedema PeripheralBreast Cancer FemaleBreast Cancer Female
Completed SuicideAstheniaFatigueDrug IneffectiveBreast CancerBreast Cancer
Adenovirus InfectionHeadachePainChest PainAnxietyOestrogen Receptor Assay Positive
Adverse Drug ReactionVomitingHeadacheDeep Vein ThrombosisChest PainProgesterone Receptor Assay Positive
LymphadenopathyAbdominal PainPulmonary EmbolismBreast CancerInjuryAnxiety
Lip DryDiarrheaWeaknessAnxietyAlopeciaPain
HypotensionUnevaluable ReactionWeight IncreasedNauseaPalpitationsRenal Failure Acute
Human Herpes Virus 6 Serology PositiveHypoaesthesiaDeep Vein ThrombosisPain In ExtremityOestrogen Receptor Assay PositiveInjury
ViraemiaAbdominal DistensionPalpitationsHeadache NosPyrexiaMyocardial Infarction
Drug IneffectiveHypertension NosNauseaDyspnoea NosCoughDehydration

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Aygestin (norethindrone acetate) is often used for endometriosis. Find out below the conditions Aygestin is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

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