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Review: could Ortho tri-cyclen cause Cardio-respiratory arrest?

Summary: Cardio-respiratory arrest could be caused by Ortho tri-cyclen, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Avelox, and have Sinus disorder.

We study people who have side effects while taking Ortho tri-cyclen from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Cardio-respiratory arrest. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardio-respiratory arrest and more.

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Ortho tri-cyclen

Ortho tri-cyclen (latest outcomes from 5,349 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate. It is often used in birth control.

Cardio-respiratory arrest

Cardio-respiratory arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs) (latest reports from 109,350 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, depression.

On Apr, 18, 2014: 0 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho tri-cyclen. Among them, 15 people have Cardio-respiratory Arrest. They amount to 0.01% of all the 109,333 people who have Cardio-respiratory Arrest on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cardio-respiratory arrest in Ortho tri-cyclen reports

Time on Ortho tri-cyclen when people have Cardio-respiratory arrest * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cardio-respiratory arrest0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Cardio-respiratory arrest when taking Ortho tri-cyclen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cardio-respiratory arrest0.00%0.00%0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Cardio-respiratory arrest when taking Ortho tri-cyclen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cardio-respiratory arrest ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Sinus disorder (5 people, 33.33%)
  2. Ventricular tachycardia (2 people, 13.33%)
  3. Sinusitis (2 people, 13.33%)
  4. Depression (2 people, 13.33%)
  5. Acute sinusitis (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Avelox (8 people, 53.33%)
  2. Lexapro (4 people, 26.67%)
  3. Zomig (3 people, 20.00%)
  4. Advil (3 people, 20.00%)
  5. Rhinocort (3 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My doc just switched my GERD meds, and I just started the nerve meds too. I also take vitamin supplements, C, D, B, krill oil, and calcium daily.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • I have a bartholin cyst on the left side and there are small, canker sore like abrasions on it. Only hurts when I touch it or urine touches it. No discharge or itching. Tested negative for hsv 2 but positive for hsv 1

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • After an elbow injury I have received x-rays and been to doctors and they believe it is just a contusion to the elbow. The pain continues to increase, it has become constant pain in the elbow (where the injury occurred), down to my wrist, and up to my shoulder. I cannot move it without sending shooting pains that immobilize me down to my fingers and up to my shoulder. I have been having it in a sling, and icing it and taking ibuprofen and tramadol which only barely dull the pain.
    Is this really only a contusion? How long should I wait before seeking more medical help

    Reply

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