Review: could Vagifem cause Spotting?


Summary

Spotting is found among people who take Vagifem, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Toprol-Xl, and have Blood cholesterol increased . We study 2,356 people who have side effects while taking Vagifem from FDA and social media. Among them, 8 have Spotting. Find out below who they are, when they have Spotting and more.

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Vagifem

Vagifem has active ingredients of estradiol. It is often used in vulvovaginal dryness. (latest outcomes from Vagifem 2,588 users)

Spotting

Spotting (bleed during pregnancy) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, device expulsion, heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding, diarrhea, vulvovaginal pruritus (latest reports from 19,395 Spotting patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

2,356 people reported to have side effects when taking Vagifem.
Among them, 8 people (0.34%) have Spotting


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Vagifem cause Spotting?

Time on Vagifem when people have Spotting *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Spotting when taking Vagifem *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Spotting when taking Vagifem *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 71.43 %
  • 60+: 28.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vaginitis Atrophic (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Multiple Allergies (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people, 25.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Toprol-Xl (4 people, 50.00%)
  • Vicoprofen (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Ranitidine Hcl (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Lisinopril (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Claritin (2 people, 25.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Neutrophil Count Increased (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Migraine (2 people, 25.00%)
  • Fatigue (2 people, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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