Xulane Patch, Transdermal Weekly Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Acute Infection Of The Nose, Throat Or Sinus

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Breast Tenderness
  • Complication At Treatment Site
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Feel Like Throwing Up
  • Fluid Secretion From The Breast
  • Head Pain
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Visible Water Retention

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Change In Curvature Of The Eye
  • High Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Acne
  • Discharge From The Vagina
  • Mood Changes
  • Painful Periods
  • Rash
  • Throwing Up
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss
  • Yeast Infection Of Vagina And Vulva
  • Yellow-Brown Patches On Skin

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Acute Blood Clot In An Artery
  • Benign Tumor Of Liver Cells
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Blood Clot Formation In Veins
  • Blood Clot In The Brain
  • Breast Tumor
  • Cervical Dysplasia
  • Depression
  • Disease Of The Gallbladder
  • Erythema Multiforme
  • Extremely High Blood Pressure
  • Heart Attack
  • Hemorrhage In The Brain
  • Inflammation Of The Gallbladder
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Lung Embolism
  • Retinal Thrombosis
  • Skin Condition Marked By Red And Painful Nodules
  • Yellowing Of Skin Or Eyes From Bile Flow Problems

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Abnormal Metabolism Of Fats And Cholesterol
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Chronic Trouble Sleeping
  • Contact Dermatitis
  • Deficiency Of Milk Production
  • Discharge Of Milk In Men Or Women When Not Breastfeeding
  • Drug Or Chemical-Induced Sensitivity To Sunlight
  • Eczema
  • Female Problems Causing Trouble In Getting Pregnant
  • Hair Loss
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Increased Hunger
  • Itching
  • Migraine Headache
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Redness Of Skin
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Skin Irritation
  • Taste Problems
  • Vaginal Dryness

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