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Ovrette (Norgestrel) - Side Effects and Adverse Reactions

 
 



ADVERSE REACTIONS

An increased risk of the following adverse reactions has been reported with the use of progestin-only oral contraceptives (see WARNINGS section for additional information):

Ectopic pregnancy

Delayed follicular atresia/ovarian cysts

Menstrual irregularity, changes in menstrual flow; breakthrough bleeding/spotting; amenorrhea, prolonged bleeding

The following adverse reactions also have been reported with the use of progestin-only oral contraceptives:

Abdominal pain, cramps, distention

Acne

Alopecia

Anaphylactic/anaphylactoid reactions, including urticaria, throat tightness, and facial edema

Appetite increase or decrease

AST, ALT, bilirubin increase

Blood pressure increase

Breast pain, enlargement, secretion, and tenderness

Chloasma/melasma that may persist

Cholestasis

Dizziness

Edema

Fatigue

Galactorrhea

Glucose intolerance

HDL decrease

Hirsutism

Leg cramps/pain

Libido decrease

Migraine/headache

Mood disturbances, including depression

Myocardial infarction

Nausea

Nervousness

Rash

Stroke

Vaginal discharge

Vomiting

Weight change (increase or decrease)

See WARNINGS section for discussion of:

Carcinoma of the breast and reproductive organs

Hepatic neoplasia

Arterial and venous thromboembolic events

Drug label data at the top of this Page last updated: 2006-02-10

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