Review: could Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol cause Baldness?


Summary

Baldness is found among people who take Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Depakene, and have Gastritis . We study 339 people who have side effects while taking Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Baldness. Find out below who they are, when they have Baldness and more.

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Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol

Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol 364 users)

Baldness

Baldness (partial or complete lack of hair growth) has been reported by people with loss of libido, rashes, hair loss, weakness, heart palpitations (latest reports from 41,370 Baldness patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

339 people reported to have side effects when taking Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol.
Among them, 15 people (4.42%) have Baldness


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol cause Baldness?

Time on Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol when people have Baldness *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 100 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Baldness **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastritis (14 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Anxiety (4 people)
  • Compulsions (3 people)
  • Contraception (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (14 people)
  • Fluoxetine (14 people)
  • Depakene (14 people)
  • Ethinyl Estradiol Tab (11 people)
  • Paroxetine Hcl (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Do you have Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol?


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