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Syeda Side Effects

In clinical trials, side effects reported with the brand-name form of Syeda included diarrhea, headaches, and breast pain, among others. In most cases, reactions to this medication are minor and easy to treat. However, contact your healthcare provider if you experience more serious problems, such as vision or speech changes, chest pain, or a severe headache.

An Introduction to Syeda Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Syeda™ (drospirenone/ethinyl estradiol) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the contraceptive will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
 
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with Syeda. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Serious Side Effects of Syeda

Some Syeda side effects are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
 
  • Chest pain or heaviness, which may be signs of a heart attack
  • Sudden loss of vision or vision changes, which can be a sign of a blood clot in the eye
  • Signs of a stroke, such as:
 
    • Vision or speech changes
    • Weakness or numbness in an arm or leg
    • A severe headache
 
  • High blood potassium (hyperkalemia)
  • Signs of a blood clot in the leg, such as:
 
    • Pain in the calf
    • Leg cramps
    • Leg or foot swelling
 
  • Signs of a blood clot in the lung, such as:
 
    • Shortness of breath
    • Sharp chest pain
    • Coughing up blood
 
  • Signs of liver damage, such as:
 
    • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice)
    • Dark urine
    • Upper-right abdominal (stomach) pain
 
 
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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