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Desogestrel Side Effects

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If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Desogestrel, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Desogestrel side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Desogestrel.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Desogestrel side effects are:
Nausea Thick White Coating In Mouth Upset Stomach (2 reports)
Psoriasis (2 reports)
Tiredness (2 reports)
Blood Clots In Thelungs (1 reports)
Hepatic Steatosis (1 reports)
Itcht Rash (1 reports)
Raynauds (1 reports)
Weight Gain (1 reports)

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Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

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Desogestrel Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Desogestrel reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Desogestrel on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Gallbladder Injury, Cholecystitis Chronic, Pain, Abdominal Pain Lower, Vomiting, Bile Duct Stone, Ovarian Cyst
on Apr 09, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 24 years of age, weighting 119.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: gallbladder injury, cholecystitis chronic, pain, abdominal pain lower, vomiting, bile duct stone, ovarian cyst. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: Unk.
Associated medications used:
  • Nortrel 7/7/7 (Unk)
  • Ciprofloxacin (Unk)
  • Nortrel 7/7/7 (Unk)
  • Prozac (Unk)
  • Crinone (Unk)
  • Yasmin
  • Norgestimate And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)
  • Acetaminophen And Hydrocodone Bitartrate (5-50mg Every 4-6 Hours)


Epilepsy
Patient was taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: epilepsy on Mar 29, 2012 from UNITED KINGDOM Additional patient health information: Female , 21 years of age, . Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lamotrgine


Fatigue, Pain, Dyspnoea, Chest Pain, Pulmonary Thrombosis
Adverse event was reported on Mar 27, 2012 by a Female taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (Dosage: 1 Pill / Day) was diagnosed with and. Location: CANADA , 23 years of age, weighting 257.0 lb, After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: fatigue, pain, dyspnoea, chest pain, pulmonary thrombosis. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Tendonitis, Headache, Breast Dysplasia, Hepatic Steatosis, Osteoarthritis, Libido Decreased, Adipomastia, Blood Triglycerides Increased
on Mar 19, 2012 Female from BRAZIL , 34 years of age, weighting 167.6 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: tendonitis, headache, breast dysplasia, hepatic steatosis, osteoarthritis, libido decreased, adipomastia, blood triglycerides increased. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: Po.
Associated medications used:
  • Patoprazole
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids



Pain, Hernia, Emotional Distress, Injury, Weight Decreased, Hepatitis, Pancreatitis, Gallbladder Disorder
on Mar 20, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , 33 years of age, weighting 160.9 lb, was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: pain, hernia, emotional distress, injury, weight decreased, hepatitis, pancreatitis, gallbladder disorder. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: Unk.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)
  • Yaz


Back Pain, Deep Vein Thrombosis
Patient was taking Desogestrel/ethunyl Estradiol. After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: back pain, deep vein thrombosis on Mar 01, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 28 years of age, weighting 99.21 lb, was diagnosed with and. Desogestrel/ethunyl Estradiol dosage: 1 Df;qd;po. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Vomiting, Pain, Retching, Blood Glucose Increased, Pain In Extremity
Adverse event was reported on Feb 28, 2012 by a Female taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (Dosage: Qd, Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: BRAZIL , 23 years of age, weighting 207.2 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: vomiting, pain, retching, blood glucose increased, pain in extremity.

Menorrhagia, Deep Vein Thrombosis
on Feb 26, 2012 Female from GERMANY , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: menorrhagia, deep vein thrombosis. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Xarelto
  • Xarelto
Patient was hospitalized.

Aphasia, Apraxia, Cognitive Disorder, Hypokinesia, Anhedonia, Bradyphrenia, Epilepsy, Social Avoidant Behaviour, Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
on Feb 26, 2012 Female from NETHERLANDS , 49 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: aphasia, apraxia, cognitive disorder, hypokinesia, anhedonia, bradyphrenia, epilepsy, social avoidant behaviour, cerebral venous thrombosis. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Sudden Hearing Loss
Patient was taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: sudden hearing loss on Feb 22, 2012 from JAPAN Additional patient health information: Female , 20 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: 1 Df;qd;po.

Venous Insufficiency, Gait Disturbance, Back Pain, Deep Vein Thrombosis
Adverse event was reported on Feb 20, 2012 by a Female taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (Dosage: 1 Df; Qd; Po) was diagnosed with and. Location: JAPAN , 31 years of age, Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: venous insufficiency, gait disturbance, back pain, deep vein thrombosis. Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Sensory Disturbance, Angiopathy, Back Pain, Ovarian Cyst, Anxiety, Depression, Paresis, Hypoaesthesia
on Feb 17, 2012 Female from NORWAY , 45 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: sensory disturbance, angiopathy, back pain, ovarian cyst, anxiety, depression, paresis, hypoaesthesia. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Acetaminophen
  • Zocor
  • Persantin
  • Duphalac
  • Triphasil-21
  • Toilax
  • Aspirin
  • Trimethoprim
Patient was hospitalized.

Lung Cyst, Pulmonary Embolism, Pulmonary Infarction, Deep Vein Thrombosis
on Feb 14, 2012 Female from NORWAY , 20 years of age, weighting 209.4 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: lung cyst, pulmonary embolism, pulmonary infarction, deep vein thrombosis. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: Po. Patient was hospitalized.

Cholecystitis, Vomiting Psychogenic, Pain, Dyspnoea
Patient was taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: cholecystitis, vomiting psychogenic, pain, dyspnoea on Feb 15, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 21 years of age, weighting 120.0 lb, . Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Prozac
  • Yaz
  • Peri-colace
  • Microgestin Fe 1.5/30
  • Reglan
  • Anusol
  • Opium Alkaloids And Derivatives
  • Mircette (Unk Unk, Qs)
Patient was hospitalized and became disabled.

Pancreatitis, Abdominal Pain, Hernia, Anxiety, Hepatitis, Injury, Emotional Distress, Weight Decreased
Adverse event was reported on Feb 06, 2012 by a Female taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (Dosage: Unk) . Location: UNITED STATES , 33 years of age, weighting 160.9 lb, After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: pancreatitis, abdominal pain, hernia, anxiety, hepatitis, injury, emotional distress, weight decreased.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Yasmin (Unk)
  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (Unk)


Spinal Cord Infarction, Peroneal Nerve Palsy, Ovarian Cyst, Mental Disorder, Depression, Abdominal Pain, Myopathy, Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia
on Jan 31, 2012 Female from NORWAY , 45 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: spinal cord infarction, peroneal nerve palsy, ovarian cyst, mental disorder, depression, abdominal pain, myopathy, panic disorder, agoraphobia. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Pregnancy On Oral Contraceptive, Abortion Spontaneous, Memory Impairment, Vomiting, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy
on Jan 30, 2012 Female from BRAZIL , 31 years of age, weighting 138.9 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: pregnancy on oral contraceptive, abortion spontaneous, memory impairment, vomiting, maternal exposure during pregnancy. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: Qd;po.

Memory Impairment, Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy, Pregnancy On Oral Contraceptive, Abortion Spontaneous, Vomiting
Patient was taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: memory impairment, maternal exposure during pregnancy, pregnancy on oral contraceptive, abortion spontaneous, vomiting on Jan 24, 2012 from BRAZIL Additional patient health information: Female , 31 years of age, weighting 138.9 lb, was diagnosed with and. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: Qd;po.

Injection Site Pain, Nasopharyngitis, Rhinorrhoea
Adverse event was reported on Oct 19, 2011 by a Female taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: UNITED STATES , 46 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: injection site pain, nasopharyngitis, rhinorrhoea.
Associated medications used:
  • Hyoscyamine
  • Humira (Loading Dose)
  • Pentasa
  • Enablex
  • Apo Triazide (50/25 Mg Qod)
  • Amitriptyline Hcl
  • Valtrex


Epilepsy
on Jan 12, 2012 Female from UNITED KINGDOM , 21 years of age, was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: epilepsy. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Lamotrigine


Brain Hypoxia, Nosocomial Infection, Epistaxis, Protein S Decreased, Klebsiella Infection, Cerebral Haemorrhage, Muscle Spasms, Brain Oedema, Fall
on Jan 16, 2012 Female from FRANCE , 26 years of age, weighting 99.21 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: brain hypoxia, nosocomial infection, epistaxis, protein s decreased, klebsiella infection, cerebral haemorrhage, muscle spasms, brain oedema, fall. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Desogestre/ethinyl Estradiol
Patient was hospitalized.

Pulmonary Embolism
Patient was taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: pulmonary embolism on Jan 24, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 27 years of age, weighting 158.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Pulmonary Embolism, Eye Disorder, Malaise
Adverse event was reported on Jan 04, 2012 by a Female taking Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: FRANCE , 17 years of age, Patient felt the following Desogestrel side effects: pulmonary embolism, eye disorder, malaise. Patient was hospitalized.

Headache, Dyspnoea, Skin Discolouration, Back Pain, Vomiting, Bronchitis
on Jan 09, 2012 Female from BRAZIL , 18 years of age, weighting 132.3 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. After Desogestrel was administered, patient encountered several Desogestrel side effects: headache, dyspnoea, skin discolouration, back pain, vomiting, bronchitis. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: Qd;po.

Nausea, Mood Swings, Reverse Tri-iodothyronine Increased, Stress
on Jan 11, 2012 Female from FINLAND , 21 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Desogestrel side effects: nausea, mood swings, reverse tri-iodothyronine increased, stress. Desogestrel And Ethinyl Estradiol dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:
  • Hydrocortisone


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