Review: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Yaz
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 9, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (Fatigue) by studying 26,502 people who take Yaz. We analyze: the time on Yaz when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness, age of these people, the severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Yaz. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Yaz (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is used in birth control, over-the-counter birth control, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, acne, polycystic ovary disease. Commonly reported side effects of Yaz include pain exacerbated, pain, injury, stress and anxiety, pulmonary embolism.
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 26,502 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 448 people (1.69%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness.
Time on Yaz when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||6.49%||28.02%||20.65%||28.02%||12.68%||3.83%||0.29% |
Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Yaz * :
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||9.40%||33.63%||34.90%||20.61%||1.45%||0.00% |
Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Yaz ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||4.35%||39.13%||52.17%||4.35% |
How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (245 people, 54.69%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (190 people, 42.41%)
- Acne (113 people, 25.22%)
- Oral contraception (96 people, 21.43%)
- Depression (74 people, 16.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yasmin (212 people, 47.32%)
- Ibuprofen (90 people, 20.09%)
- Protonix (46 people, 10.27%)
- Lexapro (40 people, 8.93%)
- Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (39 people, 8.71%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Yaz (drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Yaz is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Birth Control (1,919 reports)
- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (9 reports)
- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness in Acne (878 reports)
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- By EasilyDistracted: Has anyone stopped taking yaz and developed severe acne and psoriasis?
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I am a 38 year old female. I have taken YAZ for years for my PMDD but i have tried to stop taking it 3 times and each time i develop severe acne and painful psoriasis on my head. Now i kind of feel like a prisoner to this med to avoid these post side effects. My doctor is stumped as to why. I'm hopi ...
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here's my issue. I'm retired Army guy, 20yrs. I have started going to the VA in Jonson City Tenn. and of course we have to provide urine test at every other visit about three months apart, and for over two years I keep testing positive for Spironolactone and I have no idea why this is in my system. ...
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