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Review: could Yasmin cause Varicose vein?

Summary: Varicose vein could be caused by Yasmin, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Contraception.

We study 38,241 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from FDA and social media. Among them, 79 have Varicose vein. Find out below who they are, when they have Varicose vein and more.

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Yasmin

Yasmin (latest outcomes from 38,702 users) has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control.

Varicose vein

Varicose vein (veins that have become enlarged and tortuous) (latest reports from 17,404 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, birth control, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 15, 2014: 38,206 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin. Among them, 79 people (0.21%) have Varicose Vein. They amount to 0.45% of all the 17,369 people who have Varicose Vein on eHealthMe.

Trend of Varicose vein in Yasmin reports

Time on Yasmin when people have Varicose vein * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Varicose vein5.71%25.71%11.43%22.86%22.86%11.43%0.00%

Age of people who have Varicose vein when taking Yasmin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Varicose vein0.00%0.00%7.83%29.57%26.96%34.78%0.87%0.00%

Severity of Varicose vein when taking Yasmin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Varicose vein ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (61 people, 77.22%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (29 people, 36.71%)
  3. Pain (26 people, 32.91%)
  4. Menstruation irregular (22 people, 27.85%)
  5. Acne (21 people, 26.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (36 people, 45.57%)
  2. Yaz (34 people, 43.04%)
  3. Allegra (24 people, 30.38%)
  4. Wellbutrin (21 people, 26.58%)
  5. Flexeril (19 people, 24.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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