Aygestin side effects - from FDA reports


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In this review, we analyze Aygestin side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Aygestin. The review is based on 858 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Aygestin

Aygestin has active ingredients of norethindrone acetate. It is often used in endometriosis. (latest outcomes from Aygestin 898 users)

On Jul, 21, 2017

858 people who take Aygestin are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Aygestin side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • pulmonary embolism
  • abdominal distension
  • chest pain
  • drug ineffective
  • haemorrhagic stroke
  • malaise
  • pelvic pain
  • thrombosis
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • vaginal haemorrhage
1 - 6 months:
  • breast cancer
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
  • ultrasound breast abnormal
  • vomiting
  • breast cancer female
  • pain in extremity
  • respiratory disorder
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • thrombosis
  • uterine leiomyoma
6 - 12 months:
  • breast cancer female
  • sinusitis
  • therapeutic response decreased
  • ventricular fibrillation
  • vertigo
  • weight increased
1 - 2 years:
  • breast cancer female
  • myocardial infarction
  • breast cancer
  • breast cancer metastatic
  • ovarian cancer
  • skin injury
2 - 5 years:
  • breast cancer female
  • breast cancer
  • alopecia
  • herpes zoster
  • mitral valve incompetence
  • pyrexia
5 - 10 years:
  • adenomyosis
  • progesterone receptor assay positive
  • breast calcifications
  • breast cancer in situ
  • breast cancer metastatic
  • fallopian tube disorder
  • hypercholesterolaemia
  • oestrogen receptor assay positive
  • breast cancer female
  • breast cancer
10+ years:
  • breast cancer female
  • progesterone receptor assay positive
  • breast cancer
  • oestrogen receptor assay positive
  • ovarian cancer metastatic
  • soft tissue disorder
  • antinuclear antibody positive
  • rectal haemorrhage
not specified:
  • breast cancer female
  • breast cancer
  • vomiting
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • metrorrhagia
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • pulmonary embolism
  • vision blurred
  • alopecia

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • breast cancer female
  • alopecia
  • breast cancer
  • vomiting
  • progesterone receptor assay positive
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • metrorrhagia
male:
  • breast cancer

Most common side effects by age *:

10-19:
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • pain exacerbated
  • tumour necrosis
  • anaphylactic reaction
  • colitis ulcerative
  • completed suicide
  • injection site pain
  • nail disorder
  • neurilemmoma
  • rash
20-29:
  • vomiting
  • pelvic pain
  • pulmonary embolism
  • thrombophlebitis superficial
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • abdominal distension
  • alopecia
  • asthenia
  • device expulsion
  • hypoaesthesia
30-39:
  • procedural pain
  • vomiting
  • weight increased
  • drug ineffective
  • headache
  • menstrual disorder
  • metrorrhagia
  • myalgia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • suicide attempt
40-49:
  • breast cancer
  • vomiting
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • drug ineffective
  • palpitations
  • pulmonary embolism
  • syncope
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • vasodilatation
  • vision blurred
50-59:
  • breast cancer female
  • breast cancer
  • alopecia
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • arthralgia
  • menometrorrhagia
  • anxiety
  • colitis ulcerative
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
60+:
  • breast cancer female
  • breast cancer
  • progesterone receptor assay positive
  • oedema lower limb
  • abdominal discomfort
  • macular degeneration
  • psychiatric symptom
  • breast cancer metastatic
  • nausea
  • ovarian cancer

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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