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Review: could Nuvaring cause Migraine with aura?

Summary: Migraine with aura is found among people who take Nuvaring, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Ibuprofen, and have Birth control.

We study 10,178 people who have side effects while taking Nuvaring from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Migraine with aura. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine with aura and more.

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Nuvaring

Nuvaring has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 10,598 Nuvaring users)

Migraine with aura

Migraine with aura (headache with vision weakness) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, birth control, depression, osteoporosis, migraine. (latest reports from 2,190 Migraine with aura patients)

On Dec, 30, 2014: 10,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring. Among them, 18 people (0.18%) have Migraine With Aura.

Trend of Migraine with aura in Nuvaring reports

Time on Nuvaring when people have Migraine with aura * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Migraine with aura5.56%27.78%16.67%44.44%0.00%5.56%0.00%

Age of people who have Migraine with aura when taking Nuvaring * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Migraine with aura0.00%0.00%23.08%46.15%30.77%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Migraine with aura when taking Nuvaring ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Migraine with aura ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (14 people, 77.78%)
  2. Pulmonary embolism (1 people, 5.56%)
  3. Vaginal ph abnormal (1 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ibuprofen (3 people, 16.67%)
  2. Gardasil (2 people, 11.11%)
  3. Coumadin (1 people, 5.56%)
  4. Reglan (1 people, 5.56%)
  5. Adderall 5 (1 people, 5.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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