Review: could Ortho Evra cause Migraine?


Summary

Migraine 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 Prevacid, and have Contraception . We study 28,840 people who have side effects while taking Ortho evra from FDA and social media. Among them, 251 have Migraine. Find out below who they are, when they have Migraine 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 28,927 users)

Migraine

Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, chest pain, fatigue (latest reports from 74,818 Migraine patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

28,840 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho Evra.
Among them, 251 people (0.87%) have Migraine


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ortho evra cause Migraine?

Time on Ortho Evra when people have Migraine *:

  • < 1 month: 31.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.49 %
  • 20-29: 50.0 %
  • 30-39: 32.18 %
  • 40-49: 6.32 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (179 people, 71.31%)
  • Menstruation Irregular (10 people, 3.98%)
  • Migraine (9 people, 3.59%)
  • Endometriosis (8 people, 3.19%)
  • Depression (8 people, 3.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prevacid (11 people, 4.38%)
  • Zoloft (8 people, 3.19%)
  • Lexapro (8 people, 3.19%)
  • Toprol-Xl (7 people, 2.79%)
  • Imitrex (7 people, 2.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (38 people, 15.14%)
  • Metrorrhagia (25 people, 9.96%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (23 people, 9.16%)
  • Vomiting (22 people, 8.76%)
  • Dizziness (20 people, 7.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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