Quartette Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acne
  • Breast Pain
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Vomiting
  • Water Retention

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The Extremities
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • High Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • Abnormal Glucose Tolerance Test Results
  • Abnormally Long Or Heavy Periods
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Head Pain
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Yellow-Brown Patches On Skin

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Blood Clot
  • A Blood Clot In A Vein Of The Liver
  • A Blood Clot In An Artery
  • A Breast Tumor
  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Clot In The Small Veins That Carry Blood To Or From The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Liver Tumor
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Bleeding In The Brain Resulting In Damage To Brain Tissue, Called A Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • An Acute Blockage Of The Mesenteric Vein
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • Benign Hepatic Cell Adenoma, A Type Of Liver Tumor
  • Cervical Dysplasia, The Development Of Abnormal Cells In The Cervix
  • Clouding Of The Lens Of The Eye Called Cataracts
  • Disease Of The Gallbladder
  • Focal Nodular Hyperplasia Of Liver, A Type Of Liver Tumor
  • Gallstones
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome, A Condition That Affects The Kidney And The Blood
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Large Intestine
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Kidney Disease With Reduction In Kidney Function
  • Liver Cell Carcinoma
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Pancreatitis
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • Trouble Breathing
  • Unconsciousness

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Change In The Curvature Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • A Decrease In How Often A Woman Menstruates
  • A Skin Rash
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Backache
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Cervical Erosion, Where Cells Normally Inside The Cervix Spread To The Outer Cervical Surface
  • Changes In Appetite
  • Depression
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Discharge Of Fluid From The Cervix
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Erythema Nodosum, A Skin Condition With Red And Painful Nodules
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Hair Loss
  • Hirsutism, A Condition Of Hair Growth On Parts Of The Body Normally Without Hair
  • Hives
  • Inadequate Folic Acid
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Irregular Periods
  • Itching
  • Low Energy
  • Mood Changes
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Nervousness
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Premenstrual Syndrome
  • Vaginal Dryness
  • Visible Water Retention

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