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Review: could Loestrin 24 fe cause Pulmonary embolism?

We study 581 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 1,143 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in birth control.

Pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung) (latest reports from 338,454 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, pain, high blood pressure, premenstrual syndrome, acne.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 581 people reported to have side effects when taking Loestrin 24 fe. Among them, 41 people (7.06%) have Pulmonary Embolism. They amount to 0.01% of all the 338,359 people who have Pulmonary Embolism on eHealthMe.

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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  • Online it shows that abnormal c reactive protein can be caused by being on oral contraceptives. My daughter has been on lo loestrin for not quite a year. She has been running low grade fevers for several months. The doctor ran blood work and found abnormal c reactive protein levels. Could the birth control pill have caused this?

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