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Review: could Ortho evra cause Intermenstrual bleeding?

Summary: Intermenstrual bleeding could be caused by Ortho evra, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zoloft, and have Contraception.

We study 26,816 people who have side effects while taking Ortho evra from FDA and social media. Among them, 5,722 have Intermenstrual bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Intermenstrual bleeding and more.

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Ortho evra

Ortho evra (latest outcomes from 26,893 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norelgestromin. It is often used in birth control.

Intermenstrual bleeding

Intermenstrual bleeding (latest reports from 57,443 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, menorrhagia, depression, endometriosis, menstruation irregular.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 26,800 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho evra. Among them, 5,722 people (21.35%) have Intermenstrual Bleeding. They amount to 9.96% of all the 57,421 people who have Intermenstrual Bleeding on eHealthMe.

Trend of Intermenstrual bleeding in Ortho evra reports

Time on Ortho evra when people have Intermenstrual bleeding * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Intermenstrual bleeding39.13%36.23%13.04%10.14%1.45%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Intermenstrual bleeding when taking Ortho evra * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Intermenstrual bleeding0.00%0.02%12.92%50.71%28.48%7.37%0.50%0.00%

Severity of Intermenstrual bleeding when taking Ortho evra ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Intermenstrual bleeding0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Intermenstrual bleeding ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Intermenstrual bleeding0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (3,356 people, 58.65%)
  2. Menstruation irregular (51 people, 0.89%)
  3. Menstrual disorder (42 people, 0.73%)
  4. Endometriosis (25 people, 0.44%)
  5. Dysmenorrhoea (22 people, 0.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (68 people, 1.19%)
  2. Synthroid (63 people, 1.10%)
  3. Wellbutrin (54 people, 0.94%)
  4. Zyrtec (53 people, 0.93%)
  5. Allegra (46 people, 0.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Related topic: Ortho evra, Intermenstrual bleeding

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On eHealthMe, Ortho Evra (ethinyl estradiol; norelgestromin) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Ortho Evra is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (7 days ago):

  • ssljjjjw on Apr, 12, 2014:

    Female age 39 African American..I have been having the same problem and when I have tried researching to see if this is normal and most say yes if using biryh control but I and not in any birth control I received a tubal ligation and I just went off my menstrual cycle.

    Reply

    Renee on May, 31, 2012:

    White female age 40. Started period on 23 May, ended 27 May. Started taking Amoxicillin 500mg every 8 hours on the evening of 28 May. On 31 May started vaginal bleeding.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Spotting occurred after first couple doses, 1 week early before period, side effect or another health problem?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I have been on the nexplanon for just short of a year and now for 5 weeks have been taking enbrel for my ankylosing spondylitis and i have gained 20+ lbs by breasts hurt badly and now out of no where i am spotting and i havent had a period since last july. I would like to know why these symptoms are so severe

    Reply

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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

  • My period has occurred twice in a month. this is the first time.
    My period starts on the 25/26th of every month. It came as always on Feb 26th and ended on March 3rd. On Saturday March 8th I had an incident where someone strangled me. There was no other assault. It is more of light bleeding and spotting. I have mild cramps. I don't know if this is stress rela ...

  • Irregular bleeding/ spotting
    I got irregular bleeding more than 4 days already, and my bith control still have about 2 weeks until the cycle. It very light/ spotting period, only when i am urinating. Also lately i experience fatigue, muscle joint pain. Easy to get tired and no energy even though i sleep 8 hours at night. Also a ...

  • Any idea what i had?
    Within seconds, diarrhea and vomiting started until GI was completely empty. I became incoherent during and collapsed onto the bathroom floor. Was unable to move. Rapid, shallow breathing started. Ambulance was called, acute abdominal pain started when they arrived ~30 mins after episode started. ...

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