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Review: could Nuvaring cause Partial seizures?

We study 10,159 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 (latest outcomes from 10,579 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Partial seizures

Partial seizures (seizures which affect only a part of the brain at onset) (latest reports from 9,179 patients) has been reported by people with epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, convulsion, depression, high blood pressure.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 10,159 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring. Among them, 22 people (0.22%) have Partial Seizures.

Trend of Partial seizures in Nuvaring reports

Time on Nuvaring when people have Partial seizures * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Partial seizures23.81%42.86%9.52%23.81%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Partial seizures0.00%0.00%0.00%77.78%22.22%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Partial seizures when taking Nuvaring ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Partial seizures ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (15 people, 68.18%)
  2. Dysmenorrhoea (2 people, 9.09%)
  3. Bipolar disorder (2 people, 9.09%)
  4. Polycystic ovaries (2 people, 9.09%)
  5. Muscle spasms (2 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Fioricet (7 people, 31.82%)
  2. Ventolin (7 people, 31.82%)
  3. Valtrex (7 people, 31.82%)
  4. Tramadol hydrochloride and acetaminophen (5 people, 22.73%)
  5. Metformin (3 people, 13.64%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • just one part of my gums hurts and ive heard that can happen with hormonal birth control

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  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • For the past 1 1/2 - 2 years my lips will swell and go down, swell and go down. Nothing has seemed to bring this about and the spots where the swelling takes place seems to vary.
    I recently read an article posted by BC Global News about the Nuva Ring and new side effects that should be reviewed by a physician, one being lip swelling. When reading this a light went off for me as I have been experiencing this for such a long time now. Not only is this annucense for me but I causes great discomfort.

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Nuvaring was used in March 2013, early symptoms trace back to July, diagnosis of stage 4 rhabdomyosarcoma was in November 2013

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