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Review: could Ortho tri-cyclen cause Ovarian cyst (Ovarian cysts)?

We study 4,905 people who have side effects while taking Ortho tri-cyclen from FDA and social media. Among them, 102 have Ovarian cyst. Find out below who they are, when they have Ovarian cyst and more.

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Ortho tri-cyclen

Ortho tri-cyclen (latest outcomes from 5,367 users) has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate. It is often used in birth control.

Ovarian cyst

Ovarian cyst (fluid filled sac of the ovary) (latest reports from 35,733 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 4,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho tri-cyclen. Among them, 102 people (2.08%) have Ovarian Cyst.

Trend of Ovarian cyst in Ortho tri-cyclen reports

Time on Ortho tri-cyclen when people have Ovarian cyst * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ovarian cyst0.00%0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Ovarian cyst when taking Ortho tri-cyclen * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ovarian cyst0.00%0.00%24.10%61.45%10.84%1.20%2.41%0.00%

Severity of Ovarian cyst when taking Ortho tri-cyclen ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ovarian cyst ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Acne (46 people, 45.10%)
  2. Contraception (14 people, 13.73%)
  3. Acne cystic (7 people, 6.86%)
  4. Thyroid disorder (3 people, 2.94%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (2 people, 1.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Accutane (89 people, 87.25%)
  2. Prevacid (34 people, 33.33%)
  3. Plexion (14 people, 13.73%)
  4. Cleocin t (14 people, 13.73%)
  5. Minocycline hcl (14 people, 13.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Started another period 11 days after finishing my normal period. Started taking the gabapentin 6 days after period ended so 5 days before abnormal period began.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I have been having a very painfull ovulation last month which ende in a cyst of 2.5 cm x 1.8 on my right ovary.
    my breast have been very tender with little growth in them just a week before my period.
    I have noticed that being on st john worts for 4 weekes previously has triggered this problem
    need some clarification about st john worts ...

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • I was on a combination of Depakote ER, Birth control, and Prednisone and gained 40lbs in a matter of two months. I went from being a normal weight of 125 at 5'3" to 165 plus. The symptom that was the worst was that my size C breasts went from that to a DD and now a DDD. It is very uncomfortable and I have back problems so that does not help.
    I found info at one time that said the birth control tricks your body into thinking it is pregnant and then the Depakote ER expands your breasts in a reaction of the two meds. I need to know if one of these or two or all of these meds induced my larger breasts. Thank you!

    Reply

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