Review: could Nuvaring cause Varicose Vein?


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 14,412 people who have side effects while taking Nuvaring from FDA and social media. Among them, 158 have Varicose vein. Find out below who they are, when they have Varicose vein 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)

Varicose Vein

Varicose vein (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, pain in extremity, haematoma (latest reports from 2,626 Varicose vein patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

14,412 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring.
Among them, 158 people (1.1%) have Varicose Vein

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nuvaring cause Varicose vein?

Time on Nuvaring when people have Varicose Vein *:

  • < 1 month: 1.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.58 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.61 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 6.06 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.36 %
  • 20-29: 47.06 %
  • 30-39: 32.77 %
  • 40-49: 10.08 %
  • 50-59: 5.88 %
  • 60+: 0.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (127 people)
  • Menstruation Irregular (11 people)
  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Pain (6 people)
  • Anticoagulant Therapy (5 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ibuprofen (11 people)
  • Chloroquine Phosphate (9 people)
  • Benadryl (8 people)
  • Albuterol (8 people)
  • Plavix (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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