Review: could Plan b cause Ectopic pregnancy?
Summary: Ectopic pregnancy is found among people who take Plan b, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Levonorgestrel, and have Birth control.
We study 12,271 people who have side effects while taking Plan b from FDA and social media. Among them, 47 have Ectopic pregnancy. Find out below who they are, when they have Ectopic pregnancy and more.
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Plan b has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in emergency contraception. (latest outcomes from 12,366 Plan b users)
Ectopic pregnancy (a pregnancy in which the foetus develops outside the uterus, typically in a fallopian tube) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, hiv infection, ovulation induction, depression. (latest reports from 2,142 Ectopic pregnancy patients)
On Apr, 24, 2015: 12,271 people reported to have side effects when taking Plan b. Among them, 47 people (0.38%) have Ectopic Pregnancy.
Time on Plan b when people have Ectopic pregnancy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ectopic pregnancy||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Ectopic pregnancy when taking Plan b * :
|Ectopic pregnancy||0.00%||0.00%||3.57%||60.71%||35.71%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Ectopic pregnancy when taking Plan b ** :
How people recovered from Ectopic pregnancy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (28 people, 59.57%)
- Weight decreased (4 people, 8.51%)
- Headache (2 people, 4.26%)
- Pregnancy on oral contraceptive (1 people, 2.13%)
- Pregnancy on contraceptive (1 people, 2.13%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levonorgestrel (12 people, 25.53%)
- Plan b tablet, levonorgestrel, 0.75mg (6 people, 12.77%)
- Plan b one-step (5 people, 10.64%)
- Phentermine (4 people, 8.51%)
- Extra strength tylenol (2 people, 4.26%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Mirena for a 37-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Cervical Polyp, Pregnancy - Vaginal Bleeding
- A study of drug interactions between Centrum, Nasacort Allergy 24 Hour, Zyrtec, Mirena, Lipitor for a 40-year old woman with Vitamins, Fluid In Middle Ear, Allergies, Contraception, High Blood Cholesterol.
- A study of side effects of Mirena for a 26-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Pulmonary Embolism
- A study of drug interactions between Mirena, Crestor for a 38-year old woman with Birth Control, Ldl. The patient has Fatigue, Weight Gain
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