Loestrin 24 fe vs. Vitamin a

Summary

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Loestrin 24 fe and Vitamin a. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 12,490 people who take Loestrin 24 fe and Vitamin a, and is updated regularly.



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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate and vitamin a (the active ingredients of Loestrin 24 fe and Vitamin a, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Loestrin 24 fe?

Loestrin 24 fe has active ingredients of ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate. It is often used in birth control. Check the latest outcomes from 1,204 Loestrin 24 fe users, or browse all drugs.

What is Vitamin a?

Vitamin a has active ingredients of vitamin a. It is often used in acne. Check the latest outcomes from 209 Vitamin a users, or browse all drugs.

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

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On Mar, 22, 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)

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)

Drug effectiveness:

Loestrin 24 Fe:
  • not at all: 12.5 %
  • somewhat: 27.78 %
  • moderate: 40.28 %
  • high: 15.28 %
  • very high: 4.17 %
Vitamin A:
  • not at all: 2.01 %
  • somewhat: 7.93 %
  • moderate: 14.31 %
  • high: 35.1 %
  • very high: 40.66 %

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