Could Yaz cause Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Yaz, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Yasmin, and have Birth control . We study 38,411 people who have side effects while taking Yaz from FDA. Among them, 923 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 39,230 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,964 Headache patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

38,411 people reported to have side effects when taking Yaz.
Among them, 923 people (2.4%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Yaz cause Headache?

Time on Yaz when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 10.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.8 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 16.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.23 %
  • 10+ years: 0.6 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Yaz *:

  • female: 97.24 %
  • male: 2.76 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Yaz *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 12.98 %
  • 20-29: 30.34 %
  • 30-39: 29.71 %
  • 40-49: 18.73 %
  • 50-59: 4.0 %
  • 60+: 4.24 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 73.33 %
  • severe: 26.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yasmin (307 people, 33.26%)
  • Ibuprofen (100 people, 10.83%)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (59 people, 6.39%)
  • Motrin (57 people, 6.18%)
  • Naproxen (49 people, 5.31%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Premenstrual Syndrome (147 people, 15.93%)
  • Acne (126 people, 13.65%)
  • Pain (87 people, 9.43%)
  • Migraine (62 people, 6.72%)
  • Oral Contraception (51 people, 5.53%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (335 people, 36.29%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (239 people, 25.89%)
  • Nausea (214 people, 23.19%)
  • Injury (202 people, 21.89%)
  • Dizziness (200 people, 21.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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