Yasmin and Akinesia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Akinesia is reported only by a few people who take Yasmin.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Yasmin and have Akinesia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,433 people who have side effects while taking Yasmin from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 04, 2022

47,433 people reported to have side effects when taking Yasmin.
Among them, 4 people (0.01%) have Akinesia.

What is Yasmin?

Yasmin has active ingredients of drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol. It is often used in birth control. eHealthMe is studying from 48,422 Yasmin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Akinesia?

Akinesia (loss of control of voluntary muscle movements) is found to be associated with 804 drugs and 436 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Yasmin and Akinesia reports submitted per year:

Could Yasmin cause Akinesia?

Time on Yasmin when people have Akinesia *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Akinesia when taking Yasmin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Akinesia when taking Yasmin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 25 %
  • 20-29: 75 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Yasmin *:

  1. Valtrex: 3 people, 75.00%
  2. Fluconazole: 3 people, 75.00%
  3. Cefdinir: 3 people, 75.00%
  4. Azithromycin: 3 people, 75.00%
  5. Amoxicillin: 3 people, 75.00%
  6. Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol: 2 people, 50.00%
  7. Yaz: 1 person, 25.00%
  8. Prevacid: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. Hydrocortisone: 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Gaviscon: 1 person, 25.00%

Common side effects people have besides Akinesia *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 4 people, 100.00%
  2. Diarrhea: 4 people, 100.00%
  3. Abdominal Pain: 4 people, 100.00%
  4. Pineal Gland Cyst: 3 people, 75.00%
  5. Migraine (headache): 3 people, 75.00%
  6. Gallbladder Cholesterolosis (accumulation and deposition of cholesterol inside of the): 3 people, 75.00%
  7. Cholecystitis (infection of gallbladder): 3 people, 75.00%
  8. Nausea And Vomiting: 1 person, 25.00%
  9. General Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status): 1 person, 25.00%
  10. Fever: 1 person, 25.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Herpes Virus Infection: 3 people, 75.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Yasmin and have Akinesia?

Check whether Akinesia 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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Common drugs associated with Akinesia:

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Common conditions associated with Akinesia:

All the conditions that are associated with Akinesia:

How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on drospirenone; ethinyl estradiol (the active ingredients of Yasmin) and Yasmin (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+ peer-reviewed 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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