Norelgestromin-Eth Estradiol Patch, Transdermal Weekly Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Common Cold

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Problem With Menstrual Periods
  • A Reaction At The Site Of Administration
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Breast Pain
  • Enlarged Breasts
  • Fluid Secretion From The Breast
  • Headache
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Mood Changes
  • Nausea
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Skin Irritation
  • Visible Water Retention
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Gain

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Change In The Curvature Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • High Blood Pressure

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Skin Rash
  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • Acne
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • 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 In The Brain
  • 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
  • Abnormal Bleeding In The Brain Resulting In Damage To Brain Tissue, Called A Hemorrhagic Stroke
  • An Occurrence Of A Blood Clot In An Artery
  • Benign Hepatic Cell Adenoma, A Type Of Liver Tumor
  • Blood Clot Formation In Veins
  • 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
  • Extremely High Blood Pressure
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Inflammation Of The Gallbladder
  • Irritation Of The Stomach Or Intestines
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Decrease In Production Of Breast Milk
  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Type Of Skin Condition With Redness And Itching Called Eczema
  • Abnormal Metabolism Of Fats And Cholesterol
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Breastmilk Production Not Associated With Childbirth Or Nursing
  • Contact Dermatitis, A Type Of Skin Rash That Occurs From Contact With An Offending Substance
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Erythema Or Skin Redness
  • Hair Loss
  • High Blood Sugar
  • Hives
  • Increased Hunger
  • Increased Sensitivity Of The Skin To The Sun
  • Infertility In Women
  • Itching
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Taste Impairment
  • Vaginal Dryness

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