Review: could Loestrin 24 fe cause Pulmonary embolism?
Summary: Pulmonary embolism could be caused by Loestrin 24 fe, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Clonazepam, and have Contraception.
We study 580 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 (latest outcomes from 1,142 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in birth control.
Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) (latest reports from 335,950 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, acne.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 526 people reported to have side effects when taking Loestrin 24 fe. Among them, 41 people (7.79%) have Pulmonary Embolism. They amount to 0.01% of all the 335,288 people who have Pulmonary Embolism on eHealthMe.
Time on Loestrin 24 fe when people have Pulmonary embolism * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pulmonary embolism||7.41%||77.78%||7.41%||3.70%||3.70%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Pulmonary embolism when taking Loestrin 24 fe * :
|Pulmonary embolism||0.00%||0.00%||19.05%||16.67%||26.19%||33.33%||4.76%||0.00% |
Severity of Pulmonary embolism when taking Loestrin 24 fe ** :
How people recovered from Pulmonary embolism ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (12 people, 29.27%)
- Menstruation irregular (3 people, 7.32%)
- Dysfunctional uterine bleeding (2 people, 4.88%)
- Menorrhagia (2 people, 4.88%)
- Acne (2 people, 4.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Clonazepam (3 people, 7.32%)
- Yasmin (3 people, 7.32%)
- Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (2 people, 4.88%)
- Singulair (2 people, 4.88%)
- Levoxyl (2 people, 4.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Loestrin 24 Fe (ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Loestrin 24 Fe is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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