Ortho evra and Urticaria - 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 28,973 people who have side effects when taking Ortho evra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 08, 2018

28,973 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 *:

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 *:

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%

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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%

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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%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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