Review: could Nuvaring cause Partial Seizures?


Summary

Partial seizures is found among people who take Nuvaring, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Fioricet, and have Contraception . We study 14,412 people who have side effects while taking Nuvaring from FDA and social media. Among them, 22 have Partial seizures. Find out below who they are, when they have Partial seizures 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 Nuvaring 14,849 users)

Partial Seizures

Partial seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset) has been reported by people with drowsiness, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, epilepsy (latest reports from 3,889 Partial seizures patients).

On Aug, 25, 2016

14,412 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring.
Among them, 22 people (0.15%) have Partial Seizures


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nuvaring cause Partial seizures?

Time on Nuvaring when people have Partial Seizures *:

  • < 1 month: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 52.63 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.53 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 26.32 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Partial Seizures when taking Nuvaring *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Partial Seizures when taking Nuvaring *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 77.78 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (16 people)
  • Polycystic Ovaries (3 people)
  • Muscle Spasms (2 people)
  • Acne (2 people)
  • Menstrual Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ventolin (7 people)
  • Valtrex (7 people)
  • Fioricet (7 people)
  • Tramadol Hydrochloride And Acetaminophen (5 people)
  • Metformin (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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