Alopecia is found among people who take Yaz, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Yasmin, and have Contraception . We study 36,987 people who have side effects while taking Yaz from FDA and social media. Among them, 228 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Yaz has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Yaz 37,968 users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, loss of libido, rashes, drug ineffective, heart palpitations (latest reports from 41,370 Alopecia patients).
On Jul, 23, 2016
36,987 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz.
Among them, 228 people (0.62%) have Alopecia
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hi, I was on Yaz for two years. I really like it. I lost weight and had great skin. But my TMJ problems got really really bad with muscle tightness and spasms that would never go away. I have been off yaz for two months now. And finally i feel my symptoms have diminished by 75% and feel like ...
Hi there, I am a mom of 5 whom took yaz for about 3 months before experiencing many different health problems with the bcp. One of the problems included hypertension, and sharp abdominal pains. A few months later I was under the knife removing my gallbladder and dealing with lowering my ...
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