Review: could Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol cause Baldness?
Summary: Baldness could be caused by Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Levonorgestrel, and have Gastritis.
We study 322 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.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 322 people reported to have side effects when taking Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol. Among them, 15 people (4.66%) have Baldness. They amount to 0.01% of all the 226,547 people who have Baldness on eHealthMe.
Time on Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol when people have Baldness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol * :
Severity of Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Baldness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastritis (14 people, 93.33%)
- Anxiety (4 people, 26.67%)
- Depression (4 people, 26.67%)
- Compulsions (3 people, 20.00%)
- Contraception (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levonorgestrel (14 people, 93.33%)
- Fluoxetine (14 people, 93.33%)
- Ethinyl estradiol tab (14 people, 93.33%)
- Omeprazole (14 people, 93.33%)
- Depakene (14 people, 93.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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