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Review: could Nuvaring cause Urinary incontinence?





Summary: Urinary incontinence is found among people who take Nuvaring, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Triazolam, and have Contraception.

We study 10,174 people who have side effects while taking Nuvaring from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence 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 10,596 users)

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.(latest reports from Urinary incontinence 18,495 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 10,173 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring. Among them, 13 people (0.13%) have Urinary Incontinence.

Trend of Urinary incontinence in Nuvaring reports

Time on Nuvaring when people have Urinary incontinence * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary incontinence20.00%0.00%30.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Urinary incontinence when taking Nuvaring * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary incontinence0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%37.50%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Nuvaring ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary incontinence0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (7 people, 53.85%)
  2. Migraine (1 people, 7.69%)
  3. Menstrual disorder (1 people, 7.69%)
  4. Birth control (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Menorrhagia (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Triazolam (2 people, 15.38%)
  2. Estrogens conjugated (1 people, 7.69%)
  3. Imitrex (1 people, 7.69%)
  4. Excedrin (1 people, 7.69%)
  5. Synthroid (1 people, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

lovemolive (2 months ago):

If your OBGYN ignores you then find a new one he/she is just one of those drs who don't care about your health just selling you prescriptions not only are they getting paid by you/insurance company there also getting paid by the company who makes there prescribed drugs / birthcontrol .... I would find a new doctor or change your method
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ali (1 year ago):

if you can, go to planned parenthood and talk to them about the issue. they always use the most up to date scientific information
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lina (3 years ago):

I myself am incontinent as was fine before using the ring. It's embarassing and quite painful. I tried to discuss this with my doctor but was ignored/told Nuva ring doesn't cause infections at all!! I have been searching for information on others who've had the same the same issues as myself. I've only beebn on it for about 3 mos and am only 35 years old. I don't understand why my ob is ignoring my crys for help. Now I feel helpless and in serious pain whenever I drink anything, I got to run to the bathroom or put towels on my bed. I eat well and exercise...I don't understand how one drug can do so much damage! :(
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