Drug Safety Information for NORETHIDRONE (Norethindrone)

Adverse Drug Reactions for NORETHIDRONE* (Norethindrone)

These charts and graphs are based on reports received through the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS) program (see below).

Top 20 Adverse Effects Associated with NORETHIDRONE
(reported in FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

  Side Effect # of FDA Reports
1Nausea*230
2Headache*207
3Pain192
4Abdominal pain186
5Vaginal haemorrhage162
6Hot flush147
7Fatigue145
8Anxiety*132
9Depression*129
10Injury123
11Drug ineffective120
12Vomiting116
13Arthralgia111
14Dizziness110
15Pulmonary embolism106
16Diarrhoea98
17Pelvic pain95
18Dyspnoea95
19Weight increased*94
20Back pain91

* This side effect also appears in "Top 10 Side Effects of NORETHIDRONE " in the drug's Review Summary based on AskaPatient reviews.

Top 10 Reasons for Taking NORETHIDRONE
(associated with FDA Medwatch/FAERS Reports)

Reason # of FDA Reports
1Product used for unknown indication2630
2Contraception*2199
3Endometriosis*651
4Hormone replacement therapy212
5Oral contraception209
6Menstrual disorder201
7Menstrual cycle management79
8Menorrhagia*77
9Hormone therapy62
10Menstruation irregular*59

*Also a top-10 reason in AskaPatient Review Summary.


Types of Adverse Events for NORETHIDRONE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 12186


Number of FDA Adverse Event Reports by Patient Age for NORETHIDRONE

Total Reports Filed with FDA: 12186*


* Reports for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Norethindrone (Loestrin fe, Camila, Nora be, Loestrin, Norlutin, Jencycla, Norethindrone, Errin, Junel fe, Zenchent, Ortho-novin, Brevicon, Necon, Norlyroc, Lyza, Conceplan, Nor qd, Balziva, Genora, Kliovance, Necon 1/50, Norethidrone, Ortho micronor, Jolivette, Heather, Micronor, Nor-qd)

Charts are based on 12186 reports filed with the FDA between 2004 and June 2015.

Adverse Event Reports are submitted to the FDA by pharmaceutical companies (mandatory reporting is required by manufacturers, distributors, or importers), health care providers such as doctors (voluntary reporting), and by patients themselves (voluntary reporting). More Information on FDA MedWatch (FDA Safety Information and Adverse Event Reporting Program)Voluntary reporting takes place under the FDA's MedWatch program, where health care professionals and consumers submit reports to FDA when they find a problem with a drug, medical device, biologic, or other FDA-regulated product. An adverse event is any undesirable experience or extreme side effect associated with the use of a medical product. Adverse events include: death, life threatening event, hospitalization, disability or permanent damage, congenital anomaly or birth defect, medical product use requiring a surgical or other intervention, or other serious medical situation believed to be caused by the drug.

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Analytics of FDA Adverse Event Reports Provided by Druginformer.com. FDA Drug Safety Information, including safety-related labeling updates, required post-approval safety studies, risk evaluation management strategies (REMS), alerts, and recalls are compiled by AskaPatient.com from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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