Tri-sprintec side effects - from FDA reports

Summary

In this review, we analyze Tri-sprintec side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Tri-sprintec. The review is based on 543 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA. The information that eHealthMe analyzes includes:

  • Tri-sprintec side effects over time
  • (applicable) Tri-sprintec side effects by gender
  • Tri-sprintec side effects by age


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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate (the active ingredients of Tri-sprintec) and Tri-sprintec (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Tri-Sprintec?

Tri-sprintec has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norgestimate. It is often used in birth control. Check the latest outcomes from 881 Tri-sprintec users, or browse all drugs.

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On Apr, 21, 2019

543 people who take Tri-Sprintec are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Tri-sprintec side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Blood cholesterol increased
  • Breast tenderness
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Discomfort
  • Dizziness
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Haemorrhage (bleeding)
1 - 6 months:
  • Gallbladder disorder
  • Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  • Balance disorder
  • Breast pain
6 - 12 months:
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Aggression
  • Benign intracranial hypertension (benign intracranial hypertension (bih) is a headache syndrome)
  • Breast pain
  • Drug ineffective
  • Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  • Unintended pregnancy (unwanted pregnancies as well as those that are mistimed)
1 - 2 years:
  • Pain
  • Abdominal pain
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Acne cystic (skin problems that cause pimples)
  • Cholecystitis chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  • Congenital intestinal malformation (birth defect of intestine malformation)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Device dislocation
  • Dysfunctional uterine bleeding
2 - 5 years:
  • Gallbladder disorder
  • Hyperglycaemia (high blood sugar)
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  • Surgery
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Anxiety
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
5 - 10 years:
  • Acute hepatic failure
  • Encephalopathy (functioning of the brain is affected by some agent or condition)
10+ years:
  • Abdominal distension
  • Cerebral haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
not specified:
  • Anxiety
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Drug ineffective
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Abdominal distension
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Dizziness

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Gallbladder disorder
  • Dizziness
  • Abdominal distension
  • Headache (pain in head)
  • Metrorrhagia (uterine bleeding at irregular intervals)
  • Pain
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
male:
  • Abdominal distension
  • Aorta hypoplasia (underdevelopment of the aorta)
  • Cardiac disorder
  • Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
  • Premature baby

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:

n/a

2-9:

n/a

10-19:
  • Epilepsy (common and diverse set of chronic neurological disorders characterized by seizures)
  • Abdominal pain
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Vomiting
  • Cerebrovascular accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  • Drug hypersensitivity
  • Dysmenorrhoea (painful menstruation)
  • Gallbladder disorder
20-29:
  • Menstruation irregular
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  • Anxiety
  • Drug ineffective
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Dizziness
  • Gallbladder disorder
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
30-39:
  • Abdominal pain
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  • Anxiety
  • Balance disorder
  • Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  • Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  • Feeling abnormal
40-49:
  • Drug ineffective
  • Abdominal distension
  • Anorexia (eating disorder characterized by immoderate food restriction and irrational fear of gaining weight)
  • Anxiety
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Pain
  • Rash
  • Abdominal pain
  • Application site infection
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
50-59:
  • Diarrhoea
  • Grand mal convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
60+:
  • Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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