Loestrin 24 fe vs Vitamin a - from FDA reports

This is a side effect comparison of Loestrin 24 fe and Vitamin a. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

12,490 people who take Loestrin 24 fe and Vitamin a are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Loestrin 24 fe vs Vitamin a drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Vitamin A (vitamin a)
  • Loestrin 24 Fe (ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

Loestrin 24 Fe:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Diarrhoea
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Hypersensitivity
  5. Pneumonia
  6. Pyrexia (fever)
  7. Pain
  8. Abdominal Pain
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  10. Decreased Appetite
Vitamin A:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Pain
  3. Anxiety
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Vomiting
  8. Breast Cancer
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Depression

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

Loestrin 24 Fe:
  1. Weight Gain - Unintentional
  2. Intraocular Pressure Increased
  3. Aura
  4. Bone And Joint Pain
  5. Cervical Spine Pain
  6. Dark Circles Under Eyes
  7. Difficulty In Walking
  8. Elevated Mood
  9. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
  10. Frozen Shoulder (pain and stiffness in the shoulder)
Vitamin A:
  1. Breast Cancer Female
  2. Breast Cancer
  3. Depression
  4. 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)
  5. Headache (pain in head)
  6. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  7. Pain
  8. Anxiety
  9. Pain In Extremity
  10. Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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