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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.

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Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol

Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol (latest outcomes from 349 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Baldness

Baldness (partial or complete lack of hair growth) (latest reports from 226,716 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

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.

Trend of Baldness in Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol reports

Time on Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol when people have Baldness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Baldness0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Baldness0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Baldness when taking Levonorgestrel and ethinyl estradiol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Baldness0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Baldness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Baldness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastritis (14 people, 93.33%)
  2. Anxiety (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Depression (4 people, 26.67%)
  4. Compulsions (3 people, 20.00%)
  5. Contraception (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levonorgestrel (14 people, 93.33%)
  2. Fluoxetine (14 people, 93.33%)
  3. Ethinyl estradiol tab (14 people, 93.33%)
  4. Omeprazole (14 people, 93.33%)
  5. Depakene (14 people, 93.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Levonorgestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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  • This drug has ruined my life. I am only 26 years old and I am rapidly gaining weight, am going through premature menopause, and cannot have children. All this has happened since I have GONE OFF THE DRUG. Do not take this drug.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

    Sorry to hear about this I am goin through it as we'll just found out after having tests done although I do have to children ages 4 and 10 I have only ever had a break from this deppo when I found out I was pregnant with my 2nd child so was on deppo for a good few yrs but lately I was gtn bad mood swings and horrible night sweats after 6 months they have says I'm goin through premature ovarian failure and I've been put on hormOne replacement treatment. I was really shocked as I've just turned 27

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