Will you have Urticaria with Ortho evra - from FDA reports


Urticaria is found among people who take Ortho evra, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Benadryl, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,979 people who have side effects when taking Ortho evra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

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  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on ethinyl estradiol; norelgestromin (the active ingredients of Ortho evra) and Ortho evra (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Urticaria are also considered in the study.

What is Ortho evra?

Ortho evra has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norelgestromin. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Ortho evra 29,128 users)

What is Urticaria?

Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 93,619 Urticaria patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Mar, 24, 2019

28,979 people reported to have side effects when taking Ortho evra.
Among them, 102 people (0.35%) have Urticaria

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ortho evra cause Urticaria?

Time on Ortho evra when people have Urticaria *:

  • < 1 month: 75.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urticaria when taking Ortho evra *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Urticaria when taking Ortho evra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 20.83 %
  • 20-29: 40.28 %
  • 30-39: 36.11 %
  • 40-49: 1.39 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 1.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 2 people, 1.96%
  2. Uterine Leiomyoma (uterine benign tumour derived from smooth muscle): 1 person, 0.98%
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 1 person, 0.98%
  4. Anticoagulant Therapy: 1 person, 0.98%
  5. Basedow's Disease (autoimmune disease where the thyroid is overactive, producing an excessive amount of thyroid hormones): 1 person, 0.98%
  6. Depression: 1 person, 0.98%
  7. Dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation): 1 person, 0.98%
  8. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 1 person, 0.98%
  9. Ill-Defined Disorder: 1 person, 0.98%
  10. Menstrual Disorder (disease of menstrual cycle): 1 person, 0.98%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Ativan: 3 people, 2.94%
  2. Benadryl: 3 people, 2.94%
  3. Effexor: 2 people, 1.96%
  4. Ambien: 2 people, 1.96%
  5. Tylenol: 2 people, 1.96%
  6. Daytrana: 2 people, 1.96%
  7. Haldol: 1 person, 0.98%
  8. Lorazepam: 1 person, 0.98%
  9. Lamictal: 1 person, 0.98%
  10. Klonopin: 1 person, 0.98%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Itching: 14 people, 13.73%
  2. Application Site Reaction: 11 people, 10.78%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 8 people, 7.84%
  4. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 5.88%
  5. Rashes (redness): 6 people, 5.88%
  6. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 5 people, 4.90%
  7. Headache (pain in head): 4 people, 3.92%
  8. Nausea And Vomiting: 4 people, 3.92%
  9. Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin): 4 people, 3.92%
  10. Face Oedema (swelling of face): 3 people, 2.94%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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