Yaz and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

Alopecia is found among people who take Yaz, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Yasmin, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Yaz. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,125 people who have side effects when taking Yaz from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 28, 2017

38,125 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz.
Among them, 143 people (0.38%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Yaz cause Alopecia?

Time on Yaz when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.61 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 29.41 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 13.73 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Yaz *:

  • female: 95.77 %
  • male: 4.23 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Yaz *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 11.11 %
  • 20-29: 46.67 %
  • 30-39: 18.89 %
  • 40-49: 13.33 %
  • 50-59: 2.22 %
  • 60+: 7.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (37 people, 25.87%)
  • Oral Contraception (23 people, 16.08%)
  • Acne (16 people, 11.19%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (10 people, 6.99%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (9 people, 6.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yasmin (45 people, 31.47%)
  • Ibuprofen (11 people, 7.69%)
  • Alprazolam (11 people, 7.69%)
  • Motrin (7 people, 4.90%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 4.20%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (28 people, 19.58%)
  • Injury (26 people, 18.18%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (25 people, 17.48%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (24 people, 16.78%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (23 people, 16.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Alopecia when taking Yaz?

Yaz

Yaz has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Yaz 39,502 users)

Alopecia

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