Why ESTROSTEP 21* (Ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate ) is Prescribed for Patients

Patient opinion of ESTROSTEP 21: somewhat satisfied (average rating score: 2.51)

(based on 2475 reviews )

Top 10 Reasons for taking ESTROSTEP 21
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Reason # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Contraception*781
2Menorrhagia*22
3Endometriosis22
4Acne12
5Menstruation irregular*10
6Dysmenorrhoea8
7Ovarian cyst*7
8Menopause*6
9Menopausal symptoms*4
10Premenstrual syndrome4

*Also included as reason for taking drug in FDA Adverse Events summary.

Top 20 Side Effects of ESTROSTEP 21
(reported on Ask a Patient)

  Side Effect # of Ask a Patient Reviews
1Weight increased633
2Depression*631
3Mood swings512
4Mood altered488
5Headache*458
6Acne399
7Nausea*385
8Haemorrhage379
9Anxiety*360
10Muscle spasms346
11Menstruation irregular340
12Crying318
13Somnolence300
14Abdominal distension295
15Breast tenderness286
16Fatigue*282
17Loss of libido281
18Irritability193
19Emotional distress176
20Anger162

*Important! This side effect is also associated with Adverse Event Reports (serious reaction); Also see charts in FDA Adverse Events summary.

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Level of Satisfaction with ESTROSTEP 21

Total Reviews: 2475 (Average Rating: 2.51)

Ask a Patient Number of Reviews by Age

Total Reviews: 2475*

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* Reviews for drugs with the same active ingredients have been aggregated in this analysis: Ethinyl estradiol; norethindrone acetate (Jevantique, Norlestrin 21 1/50, Norlestrin 21 2.5/50, Norlestrin 28 1/50, Tri-legest 21, Gildess 1.5/30, Microgestin fe 1/20, Gildess 1/20, Jinteli, Loestrin fe 1.5/30, Larin 24 fe, Gildess 24 fe, Tri-legest fe, Gildess fe 1/20, Loestrin 24 fe, Microgestin, Loestrin 21 1.5/30, Larin 1/20, Larin fe 1.5/30, Junel fe 1.5/30, Estrostep fe, Microgestin 1.5/30, Larin 1.5/30, Estrostep 21, Loestrin fe 1/20, Junel 1/20, Junel fe 1/20, Loestrin 1/20, Gildess fe 1.5/30, Larin fe 1/20, Minastrin 24 fe, Femhrt, Junel 1.5/30, Microgestin 1/20, Lo loestrin fe, Loestrin 21 1/20, Lo minastrin fe, Loestrin 1.5/30)

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