Search Type: drug or dietary supplement name
Search Term: norgestrel and ethinyl estradiol (LO/OVRAL 28, LOW-OGESTREL)


Worst Pills, Best Pills Newsletter Articles

Disease and Drug Family Information

Search results below include Disease and Drug Family Information where your selected drug is a primary subject of discussion
  • Oral Contraceptives [hide all summaries]
    The pill can cause many adverse effects. Some of them are merely a nuisance, while others can be life-threatening. The pill can cause headaches, bloating, nausea, irregular bleeding and spotting, breast tenderness, weight gain, or vision changes. Other more serious adverse effects that can occur from a few months to a few years after starting oral contraceptives include high blood pressure, gallbladder disease, liver tumors, depression, and metabolic disorders, such as diabetes. Temporary infertility has been associated with the period of time right after pill use is stopped. But the two most dangerous risks associated with taking birth control pills are blood clots and cancer.

Worst Pills, Best Pills Newsletter Articles

Search results below include Worst Pills, Best Pills Newsletter Articles where your selected drug is a primary subject of discussion
  • Drugs That Cause Sun-Related Skin Reactions [hide all summaries]
    (July 2016)
    Summer is a terrific time for healthy outdoor activities, such as walking, hiking, biking and swim¬ming. But for an unlucky few, certain medications can lead to adverse skin reactions following exposure to the sun. Find out whether you are at risk and how to protect yourself.
  • Think Twice About Third-Generation Oral Contraceptives and YASMIN [hide all summaries]
    (December 2009)
    Two large new studies shed light on the increased risks of so-called "third generation" oral contraceptives containing desogestrel as well as oral contraceptives containing drospirenone (such as YASMIN and YAZ) compared to older, "second-generation" oral contraceptives. This study also discusses newly discovered risks associated with YASMIN and YAZ.

SHOW secondary search results for norgestrel and ethinyl estradiol (LO/OVRAL 28, LOW-OGESTREL)

Copyright © 2017 Public Citizen's Health Research Group. All rights reserved. https://www.worstpills.org/