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Review: could Nuvaring cause Urinary incontinence?

Summary: Urinary incontinence could be caused by Nuvaring, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Triazolam, and have Contraception.

We study 10,143 people who have side effects while taking Nuvaring from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Urinary incontinence. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary incontinence and more.

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Nuvaring

Nuvaring (latest outcomes from 10,557 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control, over-the-counter birth control. Commonly reported side effects of Nuvaring include pulmonary embolism, deep venous thrombosis, headache, stress and anxiety, depression.

Urinary incontinence

Urinary incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination) (latest reports from 106,532 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 10,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring. Among them, 12 people (0.12%) have Urinary Incontinence. They amount to 0.01% of all the 106,337 people who have Urinary Incontinence on eHealthMe.

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 incontinence22.22%0.00%33.33%44.44%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%14.29%28.57%57.14%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Urinary incontinence when taking Nuvaring ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urinary incontinence ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (7 people, 58.33%)
  2. Migraine (1 people, 8.33%)
  3. Menstrual disorder (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Menorrhagia (1 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Triazolam (2 people, 16.67%)
  2. Excedrin (1 people, 8.33%)
  3. Imitrex (1 people, 8.33%)
  4. Estrogens conjugated (1 people, 8.33%)
  5. Synthroid (1 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

ali (8 months 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 (2 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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