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Review: could Loestrin 24 fe cause Pulmonary embolism?





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 Clonazepam, and have Contraception.

We study 582 people who have side effects while taking Loestrin 24 fe from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 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 1,144 users)

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, acne.(latest reports from Pulmonary Embolism 61,146 patients)

On Nov, 29, 2014: 582 people reported to have side effects when taking Loestrin 24 fe. Among them, 41 people (7.04%) have Pulmonary Embolism.

Trend of Pulmonary embolism in Loestrin 24 fe reports

Time on Loestrin 24 fe when people have Pulmonary embolism * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pulmonary embolism7.41%77.78%7.41%3.70%3.70%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Loestrin 24 fe * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pulmonary embolism0.00%0.00%19.05%16.67%26.19%33.33%4.76%0.00%

Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Loestrin 24 fe ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (12 people, 29.27%)
  2. Menstruation irregular (3 people, 7.32%)
  3. Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (2 people, 4.88%)
  4. Menorrhagia (2 people, 4.88%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (2 people, 4.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Clonazepam (3 people, 7.32%)
  2. Yasmin (3 people, 7.32%)
  3. Levoxyl (2 people, 4.88%)
  4. Singulair (2 people, 4.88%)
  5. Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (2 people, 4.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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