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Review: could Birth control cause Fainting?

We study 84,182 people who have Birth control from FDA and social media. Among them, 696 have Fainting. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Birth control

Birth control (latest reports from 134,049 patients) can be treated by Yaz, Mirena, Nuvaring, Depo-provera, Yasmin, Loestrin 24 Fe.


Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone) (latest reports from 319,016 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 84,173 people who have birth control are studied. Among them, 696 (0.83%) have Fainting.

Trend of Fainting in birth control reports

Age of people who have birth control and experienced Fainting * :


Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Contraception (696 people, 100.00%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (25 people, 3.59%)
  3. Acne (23 people, 3.30%)
  4. Depression (22 people, 3.16%)
  5. Headache (19 people, 2.73%)
  6. Anxiety (16 people, 2.30%)
  7. Hypothyroidism (15 people, 2.16%)
  8. Pain (15 people, 2.16%)
  9. Migraine (14 people, 2.01%)
  10. Hypersensitivity (13 people, 1.87%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Mirena (186 people, 26.72%)
  2. Yasmin (170 people, 24.43%)
  3. Nuvaring (150 people, 21.55%)
  4. Yaz (112 people, 16.09%)
  5. Ortho evra (54 people, 7.76%)
  6. Depo-provera (30 people, 4.31%)
  7. Implanon (28 people, 4.02%)
  8. Lexapro (27 people, 3.88%)
  9. Singulair (25 people, 3.59%)
  10. Topamax (20 people, 2.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

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Birth Control is also known as: Birth control and family planning, Contraception, Family planning and contraception, Pregnancy.

Fainting is also known as: Lightheadedness - fainting, Passed out, Syncope, Vasovagal.

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