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Review: could Yaz cause Headache?





Summary: Headache is found among people who take Yaz, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Yasmin, and have Contraception.

We study 29,097 people who have side effects while taking Yaz from FDA and social media. Among them, 643 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Yaz

Yaz has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Yaz 29,937 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.(latest reports from Headache 199,069 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 29,094 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 643 people (2.21%) have Headache.

Trend of Headache in Yaz reports

Time on Yaz when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache9.26%35.89%18.06%20.32%12.19%3.39%0.90%

Age of people who have Headache when taking Yaz * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%14.80%31.81%33.79%17.14%2.47%0.00%

Severity of Headache when taking Yaz ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache0.00%73.33%26.67%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (377 people, 58.63%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (235 people, 36.55%)
  3. Acne (172 people, 26.75%)
  4. Migraine (84 people, 13.06%)
  5. Pain (72 people, 11.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yasmin (310 people, 48.21%)
  2. Ibuprofen (104 people, 16.17%)
  3. Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (94 people, 14.62%)
  4. Motrin (63 people, 9.80%)
  5. Lexapro (54 people, 8.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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