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Tri-sprintec vs Loestrin 24 Fe, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 27

This is personalized comparison of Tri-sprintec vs Loestrin 24 Fe for a female aged 27. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 25, 2014: 3,744 people are studied in Tri-sprintec vs Loestrin 24 Fe

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female23Birth Control

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Tri-sprintec ethinyl estradiol; norgestimateBarr
Loestrin 24 Fe ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetateWarner Chilcott

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 23 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Tri-sprintec (Barr)Loestrin 24 Fe (Warner Chilcott)
DepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseDrug Exposure During Pregnancy
Headache (pain in head)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyAnxiety
AnxietyHeadache (pain in head)
Colitis (inflammation of colon)Colitis (inflammation of colon)
Dry SkinInflammatory Bowel Disease
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Colitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)
Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)Vomiting

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Tri-sprintec (Barr)Loestrin 24 Fe (Warner Chilcott)
AnxietyHeadache (pain in head)
PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)Depression
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Menstruation Irregular
Drug Exposure During PregnancyVisual Disturbance
Cold SweatSweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)
Headache (pain in head)Acne (skin problems that cause pimples)
Restless Cold LegsIntermenstrual Bleeding
DiarrheaAnxiety

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Tri-sprintec (Barr)Loestrin 24 Fe (Warner Chilcott)
DepressionNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Inflammatory Bowel DiseaseFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Drug Exposure During Pregnancy
AnxietyAnxiety
Drug Exposure During PregnancyHeadache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Colitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)
Colitis (inflammation of colon)Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Dry SkinColitis (inflammation of colon)
Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)Vomiting

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Tri-sprintec (Barr)Loestrin 24 Fe (Warner Chilcott)
AnxietyFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)
PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Heartburn (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)Vertigo
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Intermenstrual Bleeding
WeaknessAcne (skin problems that cause pimples)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyAnxiety
Headache (pain in head)Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)
DiarrheaVisual Disturbance

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Related topic: Birth Control, Loestrin 24 Fe, Tri-sprintec

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On eHealthMe, Tri-sprintec (ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate) is often used to treat birth control. Loestrin 24 Fe (ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate) is often used to treat birth control. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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