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 Birth control.
We study 29,106 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 has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 29,948 Yaz users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 11, 2015: 29,105 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz. Among them, 643 people (2.21%) have Headache.
Time on Yaz when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Yaz * :
Severity of Headache when taking Yaz ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (377 people, 58.63%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (235 people, 36.55%)
- Acne (172 people, 26.75%)
- Migraine (84 people, 13.06%)
- Pain (72 people, 11.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yasmin (310 people, 48.21%)
- Ibuprofen (104 people, 16.17%)
- Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (94 people, 14.62%)
- Motrin (63 people, 9.80%)
- Lexapro (54 people, 8.40%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Yaz for a 27-year old woman with Ovarian Cyst. The patient has Bruise (an injury appearing as an area of discoloured skin on the body)
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of drug interactions between Advil, Ambien, Ponstel, Yasmin, Clonazepam, Adderall for a 28-year old woman with Inflammation, Insomnia, Menstrual Cramp Relief, Birth Control, Generalised Anxiety Disorder, Add. The patient has Fatigue, Onycholysis
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
Recent Yaz related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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