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Review: could Yasmin cause Sudden death (Death)?

We study 38,262 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Sudden death. Find out below who they are, when they have Sudden death and more.

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Yasmin (latest outcomes from 38,730 users) has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control.

Sudden death

Sudden death (latest reports from 542,618 patients)

On Oct, 29, 2014: 38,256 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin. Among them, 68 people (0.18%) have Sudden Death.

Trend of Sudden death in Yasmin reports

Time on Yasmin when people have Sudden death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sudden death0.00%41.67%37.50%4.17%8.33%8.33%0.00%

Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Yasmin * :

Sudden death0.00%0.00%14.29%28.57%45.71%8.57%2.86%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (4 people, 5.88%)
  2. Acne (3 people, 4.41%)
  3. Menstruation irregular (2 people, 2.94%)
  4. Menstrual periods - heavy, prolonged, or irregular (1 people, 1.47%)
  5. Uterine leiomyoma (1 people, 1.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yaz (18 people, 26.47%)
  2. Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (8 people, 11.76%)
  3. Lamotrigine (4 people, 5.88%)
  4. Symbicort turbohaler (4 people, 5.88%)
  5. Alesse (4 people, 5.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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