Conjugated Estrogens Tablet Side Effects by Likelihood and Severity

COMMON side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Breast Pain
  • Enlarged Breasts

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Head Pain
  • Intense Abdominal Pain
  • Swelling Of The Abdomen

INFREQUENT side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • Backache
  • Inflammation Of The Lining Of The Stomach And Intestines
  • Weight Gain

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • A Migraine Headache
  • A Yeast Infection Of The Vagina And Vulva
  • An Infection Due To The Fungus Candida
  • Anxious Feelings
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty Sleeping
  • Dizziness
  • Fluid Retention In The Legs, Feet, Arms Or Hands
  • Gas
  • Generalized Weakness
  • Increased Hunger
  • Inflammation Or Infection Of The Vagina
  • Joint Pain
  • Leg Cramps
  • Muscle Pain
  • Nausea
  • Pain With Menstruation
  • Vaginal Discharge
  • Water Retention

RARE side effects


If experienced, these tend to have a Severe expression

  • A Blockage In The Gallbladder
  • 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 Common Cold
  • A Heart Attack
  • A Low Seizure Threshold
  • 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
  • Abnormally Long Or Heavy Periods
  • Absence Of Menstrual Periods
  • Acute Inflammation Of The Pancreas
  • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual Period
  • Blood Clot Formation In Veins
  • Cancer In The Lining Of The Uterus
  • Cancer Of The Ovary
  • Dementia
  • Depression
  • Erythema Multiforme, A Type Of Allergic Skin Reaction
  • Erythema Nodosum, A Skin Condition With Red And Painful Nodules
  • Fluid Secretion From The Breast
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Hives
  • Inflammation Of The Liver Called Hepatitis
  • Insufficient Blood Supply To The Colon
  • Involuntary Muscle Movements
  • Low Blood Pressure
  • Obstruction Of A Blood Vessel By A Blood Clot
  • Overgrowth Of The Uterine Lining
  • The Flu
  • Thrombophlebitis, An Inflamed Vein Due To A Blood Clot
  • Uterine Fibroids
  • Worsening Asthma

If experienced, these tend to have a Less Severe expression

  • Altered Interest In Having Sexual Intercourse
  • Hair Loss
  • High Amount Of Triglyceride In The Blood
  • Hirsutism, A Condition Of Hair Growth On Parts Of The Body Normally Without Hair
  • Itching
  • Keratoconus, Or Protrusion Of The Cornea Of The Eye
  • Mood Changes
  • Nervousness
  • Pelvic Pain
  • Vomiting
  • Weight Loss
  • Yellow-Brown Patches On Skin

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