Review: Lexapro and Mirena
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Lexapro and Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on 190 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 2, 2014: 190 people who reported to have interactions when taking Lexapro, Mirena are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate)
- Mirena (levonorgestrel)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Lexapro, Mirena:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Headache (pain in head)||45|
|Amenorrhoea (absence of a menstrual period in a woman of reproductive age)||40|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||36|
|Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)||34|
|Abdominal Pain Lower||32|
|Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device||32|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Lexapro, Mirena:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device||12|
|Complication Of Device Removal||8|
|Abortion Spontaneous (naturally occurring miscarriage)||6|
|Abdominal Pain Lower||4|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Post coital contraception
- Panic attack
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Plan b one-step
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Lexapro (escitalopram oxalate) is often used to treat depression. Mirena (levonorgestrel) is often used to treat birth control. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Lexapro is used in:
- Mirena is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Lexapro alternatives:
- Mirena alternatives:
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