Review: could Nuvaring cause Varicose Vein?


Summary

Varicose vein 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 20,798 people who have side effects while taking Nuvaring from FDA and social media. Among them, 203 have Varicose vein. Find out below who they are, when they have Varicose vein 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 21,249 users)

Varicose Vein

Varicose vein (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, drug ineffective, nausea, chest pain (latest reports from 3,824 Varicose vein patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

20,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring.
Among them, 203 people (0.98%) have Varicose Vein


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nuvaring cause Varicose vein?

Time on Nuvaring when people have Varicose Vein *:

  • < 1 month: 1.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.36 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.8 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.97 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Varicose Vein when taking Nuvaring *:

  • female: 99.47 %
  • male: 0.53 %

Age of people who have Varicose Vein when taking Nuvaring *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.33 %
  • 20-29: 46.67 %
  • 30-39: 32.5 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 0.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (158 people, 77.83%)
  • Menstruation Irregular (14 people, 6.90%)
  • Pain (7 people, 3.45%)
  • Hypertension (7 people, 3.45%)
  • Menstrual Cycle Management (6 people, 2.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (11 people, 5.42%)
  • Chloroquine Phosphate (9 people, 4.43%)
  • Benadryl (8 people, 3.94%)
  • Albuterol (8 people, 3.94%)
  • Tylenol (7 people, 3.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (139 people, 68.47%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (102 people, 50.25%)
  • Anxiety (56 people, 27.59%)
  • Headache (53 people, 26.11%)
  • Migraine (48 people, 23.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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