Review: could Nuvaring cause Suicidal Thoughts?


Suicidal thoughts 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 Ibuprofen, and have Contraception . We study 13,585 people who have side effects while taking Nuvaring from FDA and social media. Among them, 120 have Suicidal thoughts. Find out below who they are, when they have Suicidal thoughts and more.

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Nuvaring has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Nuvaring 14,018 users)

Suicidal Thoughts

Suicidal thoughts has been reported by people with rashes, feeling abnormal, weight increased, intentional overdose, head injury (latest reports from 45,883 Suicidal thoughts patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

13,585 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring.
Among them, 120 people (0.88%) have Suicidal Thoughts

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nuvaring cause Suicidal thoughts?

Time on Nuvaring when people have Suicidal Thoughts *:

  • < 1 month: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.04 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Suicidal Thoughts when taking Nuvaring *:

  • female: 98.15 %
  • male: 1.85 %

Age of people who have Suicidal Thoughts when taking Nuvaring *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.16 %
  • 20-29: 53.68 %
  • 30-39: 29.47 %
  • 40-49: 12.63 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 1.05 %

Severity if Suicidal Thoughts when taking Nuvaring **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Suicidal Thoughts **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (70 people)
  • Headache (12 people)
  • Depression (8 people)
  • Menstrual Cycle Management (6 people)
  • Anxiety (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (12 people)
  • Lexapro (11 people)
  • Lortab (10 people)
  • Albuterol (9 people)
  • Acetaminophen (8 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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