Nikki Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Head Pain
  • Irregular Periods

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • Breast Fullness Due To Milk Production
  • Breast Pain
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • High Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Irritability
  • Low Energy
  • Mood Changes
  • Nausea
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Gain

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage Of Blood Vessels In The Retina Of The Eye
  • A Blood Clot
  • A Blood Clot In An Artery
  • A Blood Clot In The Brain
  • A Clot In The Lung
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Bleeding In The Brain Resulting In Damage To Brain Tissue, Called A Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • Benign Hepatic Cell Adenoma, A Type Of Liver Tumor
  • Cervical Dysplasia, The Development Of Abnormal Cells In The Cervix
  • Depression
  • Disease Of The Gallbladder
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Erythema Nodosum, A Skin Condition With Red And Painful Nodules
  • Excessive Fat In The Blood
  • High Levels Of Potassium In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Liver Cancer
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, An Autoimmune Disease

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Water Retention
  • Yellow-Brown Patches On Skin

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