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Review: could Yaz cause Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness?

Summary: Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness could be caused by Yaz, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Yasmin, and have Contraception.

We study people who have side effects while taking Yaz from FDA and social media. Among them, 485 have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness. Find out below who they are, when they have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness and more.

On Apr, 9, 2014: 28,962 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 485 people (1.67%) have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,534,524 people who have Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness on eHealthMe.

Trend of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness in Yaz reports

Time on Yaz when people have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness6.49%27.03%22.70%25.95%13.51%4.05%0.27%

Age of people who have Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Yaz * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%9.49%34.21%33.72%21.28%1.31%0.00%

Severity of Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness when taking Yaz ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness4.17%41.67%50.00%4.17%

How people recovered from Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (253 people, 52.16%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (195 people, 40.21%)
  3. Acne (121 people, 24.95%)
  4. Depression (79 people, 16.29%)
  5. Anxiety (45 people, 9.28%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yasmin (221 people, 45.57%)
  2. Ibuprofen (101 people, 20.82%)
  3. Protonix (46 people, 9.48%)
  4. Lexapro (44 people, 9.07%)
  5. Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (41 people, 8.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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