Review: could Ortho Evra cause Diarrhoea?


Diarrhoea is found among people who take Ortho Evra, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zithromax, and have Contraception . We study 26,910 people who have side effects while taking Ortho evra from FDA and social media. Among them, 134 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Ortho Evra

Ortho evra has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norelgestromin. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Ortho evra 26,978 users)


Diarrhoea has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, fever, constipation, drug ineffective (latest reports from 175,062 Diarrhoea patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

26,910 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho Evra.
Among them, 134 people (0.5%) have Diarrhoea

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ortho evra cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Ortho Evra when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 44.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.93 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.11 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Ortho Evra *:

  • female: 99.25 %
  • male: 0.75 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Ortho Evra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 10.42 %
  • 20-29: 52.08 %
  • 30-39: 25.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.42 %
  • 50-59: 2.08 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (98 people)
  • Prophylaxis (4 people)
  • Depression (3 people)
  • Bipolar Disorder (3 people)
  • Menstruation Irregular (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zithromax (6 people)
  • Nexium (5 people)
  • Ambien (5 people)
  • Zoloft (4 people)
  • Asacol (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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