Orsythia vs. Norplant: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study

Summary:

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Orsythia and Norplant. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 226,253 people who take Orsythia and Norplant, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe enables everyone to run phase IV clinical trial to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor effectiveness. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ peer-reviewed medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Most recently, phase IV clinial trails for COVID 19 vaccines have been added, check here.



On May, 22, 2022

226,253 people who take Orsythia and Norplant are studied.


What is Orsythia?

Orsythia has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. eHealthMe is studying from 329 Orsythia users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Norplant?

Norplant has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. eHealthMe is studying from 6,428 Norplant users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Orsythia vs Norplant drug comparison reports.

Drugs being compared in this study:

  • Norplant (levonorgestrel)
  • Orsythia (ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel)

Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:

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Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:

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Drug effectiveness:

Orsythia:
  • not at all: 0.99 %
  • somewhat: 5.17 %
  • moderate: 13.18 %
  • high: 32.27 %
  • very high: 48.4 %
Norplant:
  • not at all: 3.08 %
  • somewhat: 6.07 %
  • moderate: 10.0 %
  • high: 30.19 %
  • very high: 50.65 %

Want to compare Orsythia with Norplant?

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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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Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of:

Common Orsythia side effects:

Common Norplant side effects:

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on ethinyl estradiol; levonorgestrel and levonorgestrel (the active ingredients of Orsythia and Norplant, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also 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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