Side Effects of Mimvey

Headaches, breast pain, and vaginal bleeding are the most common side effects reported with Mimvey. Most reactions of the medication tend to be mild and typically do not require medical attention. However, if you experience any serious problems, such as speech changes, pain in the calf, or difficulty breathing, contact your healthcare provider right away.

An Introduction to Mimvey Side Effects

Just like any medicine, Mimvey™ (estradiol/norethindrone) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who takes the medication 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 Mimvey. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
 

Serious Side Effects of Mimvey

Some side effects of Mimvey (and hormone replacement therapy in general) are rare, but serious enough to mention. These adverse reactions include:
 
Because of the serious nature of these side effects, there are a few symptoms that you should watch for and report to your healthcare provider immediately if they occur. These include but are not limited to:
 
 
  • Signs of liver damage, such as:
     
    • Yellowing of the whites of the eyes or skin (jaundice)
    • Dark urine
    • Upper-right abdominal pain (stomach pain)
 
  • Migraines (or changes in your migraines, if you have had them before)
  • Breast lumps
  • 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
 
  • 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
  • Heavy vaginal bleeding or unexpected vaginal bleeding
  • Signs of an allergic reaction, such as:
     
    • An unexplained rash
    • Hives
    • Itching
    • Unexplained swelling
    • Wheezing
    • Difficulty breathing or swallowing.
 
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