Drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol/levomefolate Side Effects
Brand Names: Beyaz, Safyral
Please note - some side effects for Drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol/levomefolate may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects of Drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol/levomefolate - for the Consumer
All medicines may cause side effects, but many people have no, or minor, side effects. Check with your doctor if any of these most COMMON side effects persist or become bothersome when using Drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol/levomefolate:
Seek medical attention right away if any of these SEVERE side effects occur when using Drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol/levomefolate:
Breast tenderness; bleeding or spotting between menstrual periods; headache; nausea; PMS-like symptoms (eg, irritability); vomiting.
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; difficulty breathing; tightness in the chest; swelling of the mouth, face, lips, or tongue; unusual hoarseness); breast pain, lump, or discharge; calf or leg pain, swelling, or tenderness; change in the amount of urine produced; chest pain or heaviness; confusion; coughing of blood; fainting; irregular heartbeat; left-sided jaw, neck, shoulder, or arm pain; mental or mood changes (eg, depression); migraines; missed menstrual period; muscle cramps or weakness; numbness of an arm or leg; one-sided weakness; persistent, severe, or recurring headache or dizziness; persistent vaginal spotting; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin; severe or persistent trouble sleeping; severe stomach pain or tenderness; shortness of breath; slurred speech; sudden, severe vomiting; swelling of the fingers, hands, legs, or ankles; symptoms of liver problems (eg, yellowing of the skin or eyes, fever, dark urine, pale stools, loss of appetite); unusual or severe vaginal bleeding; unusual tiredness or weakness; vaginal irritation or discharge; vision changes (eg, sudden vision loss, double vision).
This is not a complete list of all side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, contact your health care provider. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. To report side effects to the appropriate agency, please read the Guide to Reporting Problems to FDA.Top
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: oral tablet
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypertension, arterial or deep venous thrombotic events, strokes, and myocardial infarctions.
Genitourinary side effects have included breast tenderness, decreased libido, unscheduled (breakthrough or intracyclic) bleeding and spotting.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included nausea, vomiting, and inflammatory bowel disease.
Hepatic side effects have included jaundice, cholestasis and hepatic adenomas.
Metabolic side effects have included gallbladder disease, liver function disturbances, liver tumors, hyperkalemia, hypertriglyceridemia, changes in glucose tolerance, and effect on peripheral insulin resistance (including diabetes mellitus).
Nervous system side effects have included an increase in frequency or severity of migraine headaches.
Ocular side effects have included loss of vision, proptosis, diplopia, papilledema, or retinal vascular lesions.
Psychiatric side effects have included irritability, depression and affect lability.
Oncologic side effects have included carcinoma of the breasts and reproductive organs.
Musculoskeletal side effects have included systemic lupus erythematosus.
Dermatologic side effects have included chloasma, angioedema, erythema nodosum, and erythema multiforme.
Hypersensitivity side effects have included anaphylactic reaction.Top
- drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol/levomefolate MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Beyaz Advanced Consumer (Micromedex) - Includes Dosage Information
- Beyaz Consumer Overview
- Beyaz Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Safyral Prescribing Information (FDA)
- Safyral MedFacts Consumer Leaflet (Wolters Kluwer)
- Safyral Consumer Overview
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