Loestrin 24 fe and Pulmonary embolism - from FDA reports


Summary

Pulmonary embolism is found among people who take Loestrin 24 Fe, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Yasmin, and have Birth control . We study 391 people who have side effects while taking Loestrin 24 fe from FDA. Among them, 45 have Pulmonary embolism. Find out below who they are, when they have Pulmonary embolism and more.

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Loestrin 24 Fe

Loestrin 24 fe has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Loestrin 24 fe 1,194 users)

Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 91,945 Pulmonary embolism patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

391 people reported to have side effects when taking Loestrin 24 Fe.
Among them, 45 people (11.51%) have Pulmonary Embolism


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Loestrin 24 fe cause Pulmonary embolism?

Time on Loestrin 24 Fe when people have Pulmonary Embolism *:

  • < 1 month: 6.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 77.42 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pulmonary Embolism when taking Loestrin 24 Fe *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary Embolism when taking Loestrin 24 Fe *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 22.22 %
  • 20-29: 17.78 %
  • 30-39: 26.67 %
  • 40-49: 28.89 %
  • 50-59: 4.44 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (13 people, 28.89%)
  • Polycystic Ovary Disease (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Oral Contraception (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Menstruation Irregular (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Acne (2 people, 4.44%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yasmin (4 people, 8.89%)
  • Singulair (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Clonazepam (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Levoxyl (2 people, 4.44%)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (2 people, 4.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (13 people, 28.89%)
  • Gallbladder Disorder (3 people, 6.67%)
  • Stroke (2 people, 4.44%)
  • Injury (2 people, 4.44%)
  • Heart Attack (2 people, 4.44%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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