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Review: could Combipatch cause Spotting (Vaginal bleeding between periods)?

Summary: Spotting is found among people who take Combipatch, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Hormone replacement therapy.

We study 903 people who have side effects while taking Combipatch from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Spotting. Find out below who they are, when they have Spotting and more.

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Combipatch

Combipatch has active ingredients of estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in menopause. (latest outcomes from 923 Combipatch users)

Spotting

Spotting (bleed during pregnancy) has been reported by people with birth control, depression, endometriosis, menstruation irregular, oral contraception. (latest reports from 14,027 Spotting patients)

On Jan, 30, 2015: 903 people reported to have side effects when taking Combipatch. Among them, 27 people (2.99%) have Spotting.

Trend of Spotting in Combipatch reports

Time on Combipatch when people have Spotting * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Spotting20.00%0.00%20.00%0.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Spotting when taking Combipatch * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spotting0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%36.84%21.05%42.11%

Severity of Spotting when taking Combipatch ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Spotting0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Spotting ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hormone replacement therapy (6 people, 22.22%)
  2. Osteoarthritis (4 people, 14.81%)
  3. Menopausal symptoms (4 people, 14.81%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (4 people, 14.81%)
  5. Hallucination, auditory (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (10 people, 37.04%)
  2. Prilosec (8 people, 29.63%)
  3. Rocaltrol (7 people, 25.93%)
  4. Vioxx (7 people, 25.93%)
  5. Clozaril (7 people, 25.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Can terbinafine and or prenatal vitamins being taken together cause lengthy periods?
    I've been bleeding for a month now, the month before this one I Did not have a period at all...went to doctor found out I was not pregnant. She prescribed terbinafine for a toe nail fungus. And told me since I was sexually active I should start taking prenatals...have not stopped bleeding since... help???
  • My period has occurred twice in a month. this is the first time.
    My period starts on the 25/26th of every month. It came as always on Feb 26th and ended on March 3rd. On Saturday March 8th I had an incident where someone strangled me. There was no other assault.

    It is more of light bleeding and spotting. I have mild cramps.

    I don't know if this is stress related as I think I lost consciousness briefly and I was extremely afraid. I have an IUD inserted in October 2011. It hasn't given me problems. I am sexually active.
  • How common is weight gain and hair loss and depression associated with activella and when did symptoms start??
    How soon do symptoms start when taking this? How common is weight gain, hair loss, and anxiety?? I am nervous about taking this.
  • Irregular bleeding/ spotting
    I got irregular bleeding more than 4 days already, and my bith control still have about 2 weeks until the cycle. It very light/ spotting period, only when i am urinating. Also lately i experience fatigue, muscle joint pain. Easy to get tired and no energy even though i sleep 8 hours at night. Also always feel sleepy during days
  • Any idea what i had?
    Within seconds, diarrhea and vomiting started until GI was completely empty. I became incoherent during and collapsed onto the bathroom floor. Was unable to move. Rapid, shallow breathing started. Ambulance was called, acute abdominal pain started when they arrived ~30 mins after episode started. Incoherence didn't stop until 1-1.5 hours after episode started. Abdominal pain continued to worsen. Once I went into the ER room (2 hrs after episode) vaginal bleeding started - not time for period so it was unexpected. Doctor suspects gastroenteritis but couldn't understand the vaginal bleeding. Was given Zofran, fluids and pain meds but the abdominal pain subsided on its own. Any idea what happened?

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