Review: could Ortho Evra cause Migraine?


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 - 6 months, also take medication Prevacid, and have Contraception . We study 26,910 people who have side effects while taking Ortho evra from FDA and social media. Among them, 235 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 26,995 users)


Migraine (headache) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, chest pain, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 55,430 Migraine patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

26,910 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho Evra.
Among them, 235 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: 29.31 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.07 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.41 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
  • 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: 11.04 %
  • 20-29: 50.92 %
  • 30-39: 31.9 %
  • 40-49: 6.13 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (170 people)
  • Menstruation Irregular (8 people)
  • Endometriosis (8 people)
  • Depression (8 people)
  • Migraine (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prevacid (11 people)
  • Zoloft (8 people)
  • Lexapro (8 people)
  • Toprol-Xl (7 people)
  • Imitrex (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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