A study for a 40 year old woman who takes Nuvaring - from FDA reports


2,515 females aged 40 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 40 year old female patient who has Hemorrhoids. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 21, 2019

2,515 females aged 40 (±5) who take Nuvaring are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Nuvaring for a 40-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 40
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Hemorrhoids
  • Drugs taken:
    • Nuvaring (ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Hemorrhoids(piles): 0 (0% of females aged 40 (±5) who take the drug)

As an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea

As an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  3. Vaginal bleeding
  4. Emotional disorder
  5. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  6. Vulvovaginal discomfort
  7. Panic disorder
  8. Stress and anxiety
  9. Abdominal distension
  10. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  2. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Depression
  5. Hypercoagulation (increased tendency for clotting of the blood)
  6. Urinary tract infection
  7. Back pain
  8. Pain in extremity
  9. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
  10. Dizziness
6 - 12 months:
  1. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  2. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Migraine (headache)
  7. Stress and anxiety
  8. Chest pain
  9. Pulmonary infarction (death of a small area of lung)
  10. Uterine leiomyoma (uterine benign tumour derived from smooth muscle)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  2. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Stress and anxiety
  7. Depression
  8. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)
  9. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  10. Dizziness
2 - 5 years:
  1. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  2. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  3. High blood pressure
  4. Depression
  5. Stress and anxiety
  6. Mitral valve incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
  7. Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
  8. Migraine (headache)
  9. Arrhythmias (irregular heartbeat)
  10. Ovarian cysts (fluid filled sacs of the ovary)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  2. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  3. Stress and anxiety
  4. Head injury
  5. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  6. Fear of death
  7. Blindness unilateral
  8. Vision blurred
  9. Post-traumatic stress disorder
  10. Heart palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
10+ years:
  1. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  2. Vulvovaginal swelling
  3. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  4. Dental caries
  5. Device expulsion
  6. Uterine fibroids (benign growths of the muscle inside the uterus)
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Movement - uncontrolled or slow
  9. Cerebral ischaemia (insufficient blood flow to the brain to meet metabolic demand)
  10. Vaginal bleeding
not specified:
  1. Vaginal bleeding between periods
  2. Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  3. Deep venous thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  4. Device expulsion
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding
  7. Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Vaginal bleeding
  10. Stress and anxiety

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Menstruation Irregular : 90 people, 3.58%
  2. Menstrual Cycle Management : 66 people, 2.62%
  3. Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding : 53 people, 2.11%
  4. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 39 people, 1.55%
  5. Menstrual Disorder (disease of menstrual cycle): 35 people, 1.39%
  6. Migraine (headache): 34 people, 1.35%
  7. Dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation): 32 people, 1.27%
  8. Narcolepsy (brain's inability to regulate sleep-wake cycles normally): 27 people, 1.07%
  9. Stress And Anxiety : 24 people, 0.95%
  10. Premenstrual Syndrome : 21 people, 0.83%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lexapro (74 people, 2.94%)
  2. Wellbutrin (65 people, 2.58%)
  3. Synthroid (65 people, 2.58%)
  4. Zyrtec (62 people, 2.47%)
  5. Albuterol (62 people, 2.47%)
  6. Singulair (61 people, 2.43%)
  7. Ibuprofen (51 people, 2.03%)
  8. Coumadin (47 people, 1.87%)
  9. Topamax (47 people, 1.87%)
  10. Allegra (44 people, 1.75%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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