Review: could Nuvaring cause Loss of appetite?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 26, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 10,052 people who take Nuvaring. Among them, 52 have Loss of appetite. See who they are, when they have Loss of appetite and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Nuvaring (latest outcomes from 10,549 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control, over-the-counter birth control. Commonly reported side effects of Nuvaring include pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis, headache, stress and anxiety, depression.
Loss of appetite
Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) (latest reports from 365,885 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 8,787 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring. Among them, 52 people (0.59%) have Loss Of Appetite.
Time on Nuvaring when people have Loss of appetite * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loss of appetite||4.65%||23.26%||20.93%||25.58%||25.58%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loss of appetite when taking Nuvaring * :
|Loss of appetite||0.00%||0.00%||3.77%||60.38%||32.08%||3.77%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Loss of appetite when taking Nuvaring ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loss of appetite||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Loss of appetite ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (31 people, 59.62%)
- Ovarian cyst (6 people, 11.54%)
- Headache (5 people, 9.62%)
- Menstruation irregular (4 people, 7.69%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (3 people, 5.77%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Albuterol (7 people, 13.46%)
- Cephalexin (7 people, 13.46%)
- Amitriptylene (7 people, 13.46%)
- Depo-medrol (6 people, 11.54%)
- Histenex (6 people, 11.54%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I'm worried about my appetite. For a while now I have been noticing a decrease-- I barely eat. The trouble is determining whether it is the medication I take, an eating disorder (or beginning of one), or just general diet (as I have been trying to lose weight). I do induce vomiting and nausea occasionally after large meals to get rid of some of the calories. I avoid eating after school because of the calories.
It is confusing to me because I have had these tendencies for a while before taking any medication or being diagnosed with ADHD. It carried over from before any of this. My mood is unstable and tends to be chronically negative -BUT- this has been a trait of mine for years. I can barely drag myself out of bed in the mornings on some days -- not due to tiredness but due to not wanting to deal with the world and my life. This also has been going on for years.
The strange responses to food and eating have been going on for about a year now-- about the same amount of time I have been trying to lose weight.
To conclude all of this, its been blending over from before so that I have no idea whether or not medication is altering me or whether i have an eating disorder or not. I have noticed a more drastic decrease in appetite within the past two weeks but have been taking a double dose in the morning for longer than that.
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