Nuvaring and Candidiasis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Candidiasis is found among people who take Nuvaring, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Nuvaring and have Candidiasis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 27,093 people who have side effects when taking Nuvaring from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Dec, 06, 2022

27,093 people reported to have side effects when taking Nuvaring.
Among them, 34 people (0.13%) have Candidiasis.

What is Nuvaring?

Nuvaring has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel. It is often used in birth control. eHealthMe is studying from 28,133 Nuvaring users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Candidiasis?

Candidiasis (candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection) is found to be associated with 1,530 drugs and 1,064 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Nuvaring and Candidiasis reports submitted per year:

Could Nuvaring cause Candidiasis?

Time on Nuvaring when people have Candidiasis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 21.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Candidiasis when taking Nuvaring *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Candidiasis when taking Nuvaring *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 65.52 %
  • 30-39: 31.03 %
  • 40-49: 3.45 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Nuvaring *:

  1. Albuterol: 5 people, 14.71%
  2. Coumadin: 4 people, 11.76%
  3. Zoloft: 3 people, 8.82%
  4. Nexium: 3 people, 8.82%
  5. Ibuprofen: 3 people, 8.82%
  6. Doxycycline: 3 people, 8.82%
  7. Bactrim Ds: 3 people, 8.82%
  8. Plan B: 3 people, 8.82%
  9. Colazal: 2 people, 5.88%
  10. Lortab: 2 people, 5.88%

Common side effects people have besides Candidiasis *:

  1. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung): 20 people, 58.82%
  2. Depression: 16 people, 47.06%
  3. Deep Venous Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis): 13 people, 38.24%
  4. Migraine (headache): 12 people, 35.29%
  5. Pulmonary Infarction (death of a small area of lung): 10 people, 29.41%
  6. Stress And Anxiety: 9 people, 26.47%
  7. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel): 7 people, 20.59%
  8. Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding: 6 people, 17.65%
  9. Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes): 6 people, 17.65%
  10. Urinary Tract Infection: 6 people, 17.65%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel): 2 people, 5.88%
  2. Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction): 2 people, 5.88%
  3. Menstruation Irregular: 2 people, 5.88%
  4. Menstrual Disorder (disease of menstrual cycle): 2 people, 5.88%
  5. Headache (pain in head): 2 people, 5.88%
  6. Haemorrhage (bleeding): 2 people, 5.88%
  7. Depression: 1 person, 2.94%
  8. Bleeding Disorders: 1 person, 2.94%
  9. Asthma: 1 person, 2.94%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Nuvaring and have Candidiasis?

Check whether Candidiasis is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on ethinyl estradiol; etonogestrel (the active ingredients of Nuvaring) and Nuvaring (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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