Activella Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Irregular Periods
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • Breast Pain
  • Changes In Appetite
  • Decreased Appetite
  • Decreased Breast Milk Production
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Head Pain
  • Inflammation Of The Tissue Lining The Sinuses
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Low Energy
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Stomach Cramps
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Weight Gain
  • Weight Loss

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Overgrowth Of The Uterine Lining

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • An Abnormal Increase In Muscle Tone
  • Bronchitis
  • Diarrhea
  • Dizziness
  • Head Pain
  • Indigestion
  • Irritability
  • Mood Changes
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Vomiting

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage In The Gallbladder
  • A Blockage Of The Bile Duct That Resulting In High Bilirubin Levels
  • A Blood Clot
  • A Breast Tumor
  • A Change In The Curvature Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • 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 Lump In The Breast That Is Not Identifiable
  • A Significant Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Anaphylaxis
  • A Skin Rash
  • A Stroke
  • A Type Of Allergic Reaction Called Angioedema
  • Abnormal Liver Function Tests
  • Abnormally Long Or Heavy Periods
  • An Allergic Reaction To A Drug
  • An Ovarian Cyst
  • Backache
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Cancer In The Lining Of The Uterus
  • Cancer Of The Ovary
  • Chest Pain
  • Depression
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Erythema Nodosum, A Skin Condition With Red And Painful Nodules
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Bladder
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Involuntary Muscle Movements
  • Itching
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Pancreatitis
  • Pregnancy To Occur Outside Of Womb
  • Sudden Blindness And Pain Upon Moving The Eye
  • The Flu
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Common Cold
  • A Migraine Headache
  • Abnormally Long Or Heavy Periods
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Acne
  • Backache
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Breast Pain
  • Cervical Erosion, Where Cells Normally Inside The Cervix Spread To The Outer Cervical Surface
  • Chest Pain
  • Constipation
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Discharge Of Fluid From The Cervix
  • Drowsiness
  • Fever
  • Fluid Secretion From The Breast
  • Hair Loss
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hirsutism, A Condition Of Hair Growth On Parts Of The Body Normally Without Hair
  • Hives
  • Nausea
  • Nervousness
  • Pain In The Arms Or Legs
  • Water Retention
  • Weight Gain
  • Yellow-Brown Patches On Skin

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