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    Loestrin 1/20 (21)

    Side Effects

    List Loestrin 1/20 (21) side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with Loestrin 1/20 (21):

    Common side effects of Loestrin 1/20 (21):

    • AcneLess Severe
    • Breast TendernessLess Severe
    • DizzyLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Stomach CrampsLess Severe
    • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Water RetentionLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of Loestrin 1/20 (21):

    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • Abnormal Result for Glucose Tolerance TestingLess Severe
    • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
    • Enlarged BreastsLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Migraine HeadacheLess Severe
    • Sun-Sensitive SkinLess Severe
    • Weight GainLess Severe
    • Weight LossLess Severe
    • Yeast Infection of Vagina and VulvaLess Severe
    • Yellow-Brown Patches on SkinLess Severe

    Rare side effects of Loestrin 1/20 (21):

    • A Blood Clot within the Blood Vessels of the EyeSevere
    • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsSevere
    • Benign Tumor of Liver CellsSevere
    • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
    • Blood ClotSevere
    • Blood Clot in an ArterySevere
    • Blood Clot in LungSevere
    • breast tumorSevere
    • CataractsSevere
    • DepressionSevere
    • Disease of the GallbladderSevere
    • Feeling WeakSevere
    • GallstonesSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • Heart AttackSevere
    • HepatitisSevere
    • High Amount of Triglyceride in the BloodSevere
    • Inflammation or Infection of VaginaSevere
    • Irregular PeriodsSevere
    • Kidney DiseaseSevere
    • Life Threatening Allergic ReactionSevere
    • Neoplasm of LiverSevere
    • Obstruction of a Blood Vessel by a Blood ClotSevere
    • PancreatitisSevere
    • StrokeSevere
    • Sudden Blindness and Pain Upon Moving the EyeSevere
    • Syndrome characterized by Anemia and Renal FailureSevere
    • Yellowing of Skin or Eyes from Bile Flow ProblemsSevere
    • AnxiousLess Severe
    • BackacheLess Severe
    • Cervical DischargeLess Severe
    • Change in AppetiteLess Severe
    • Change in Curvature of the EyeLess Severe
    • Erosion of CervixLess Severe
    • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
    • Fluid Retention in the Legs, Feet, Arms or HandsLess Severe
    • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia of LiverLess Severe
    • Hair LossLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • Low EnergyLess Severe
    • Mood ChangesLess Severe
    • Muscle SpasmLess Severe
    • NervousLess Severe
    • Painful PeriodsLess Severe
    • Pelvic PainLess Severe
    • Premenstrual SyndromeLess Severe
    • RashLess Severe
    • Vaginal DrynessLess Severe
    • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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