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Review: could Ortho tri-cyclen cause Ovarian cyst?

We study 4,904 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 5,365 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 35,704 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 4,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho tri-cyclen. Among them, 102 people (2.08%) have Ovarian Cyst. They amount to 0.29% of all the 35,699 people who have Ovarian Cyst on eHealthMe.

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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    donegal828 on May, 28, 2014:

    I feel the same way. I am 27 years old, continuously gaining weight and wish that I had never taken this drug. I am so sorry to hear about the premature menopause and reproductive problems! How did you find out about all of that? Is that definitely a result of taking adderall? How terrible! I need to get myself to the doctor!

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    AmyJ on May, 15, 2014:

    I'm 36 now and did the injections at 29. I've had 2 children since but in the 3 years showing signs of pre menopause. Always wondered if it was due to those injections.

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    Susan on Apr, 22, 2014:

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