Mirena side effects - from FDA reports


Summary

In this review, we analyze Mirena side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Mirena. The review is based on 97,067 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 98,293 users)

On May, 01, 2017

97,067 people who take Mirena are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Mirena side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • device expulsion
  • procedural pain
  • device dislocation
  • uterine perforation
  • uterine rupture
  • pain
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • iucd complication
  • genital haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain
1 - 6 months:
  • device expulsion
  • uterine perforation
  • device dislocation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • genital haemorrhage
  • iucd complication
  • pain
  • uterine rupture
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • abdominal pain
6 - 12 months:
  • device expulsion
  • uterine perforation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • genital haemorrhage
  • device dislocation
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
  • iucd complication
1 - 2 years:
  • uterine perforation
  • device expulsion
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pain
  • device dislocation
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
  • procedural pain
  • pelvic pain
2 - 5 years:
  • uterine perforation
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • device expulsion
  • pain
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • device dislocation
  • weight increased
  • procedural pain
  • amenorrhoea
  • ectopic pregnancy with intrauterine device
5 - 10 years:
  • uterine perforation
  • pain
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • device dislocation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • procedural pain
  • weight increased
  • breast cancer
  • amenorrhoea
  • breast cancer female
10+ years:
  • breast cancer
  • device expulsion
  • pyrexia
  • uterine perforation
  • depression
  • weight increased
  • breast cancer female
  • headache
  • infertility female
  • menstruation delayed
not specified:
  • device expulsion
  • device dislocation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • uterine perforation
  • pain
  • amenorrhoea
  • genital haemorrhage
  • procedural pain
  • iucd complication

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • device expulsion
  • uterine perforation
  • device dislocation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • pain
  • procedural pain
  • genital haemorrhage
  • iucd complication
  • abdominal pain
male:
  • penile pain
  • genital pain
  • dyspareunia
  • penis injury
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • uterine perforation
  • medical device pain
  • premature baby
  • penis disorder

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • premature baby
  • respiratory disorder neonatal
  • death
  • device expulsion
  • haemangioma congenital
  • intra-uterine death
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • hypospadias
  • insomnia
  • low birth weight baby
2-9:
  • weight increased
  • alopecia
  • cystitis
  • diarrhoea
  • immunodeficiency
  • multiple allergies
  • nausea
  • pollakiuria
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • uterine perforation
10-19:
  • device expulsion
  • uterine perforation
  • device dislocation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • procedural pain
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • genital haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • abdominal pain lower
20-29:
  • device expulsion
  • uterine perforation
  • device dislocation
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pain
  • procedural pain
  • genital haemorrhage
  • abdominal pain
  • iucd complication
30-39:
  • device expulsion
  • uterine perforation
  • device dislocation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • procedural pain
  • genital haemorrhage
  • pain
  • weight increased
  • abdominal pain
40-49:
  • device expulsion
  • device dislocation
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • procedural pain
  • genital haemorrhage
  • uterine perforation
  • weight increased
  • pain
  • menorrhagia
  • breast cancer
50-59:
  • device expulsion
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • breast cancer
  • device dislocation
  • uterine perforation
  • genital haemorrhage
  • breast cancer female
  • procedural pain
  • weight increased
  • endometrial cancer
60+:
  • vaginal haemorrhage
  • pregnancy with contraceptive device
  • device expulsion
  • uterine perforation
  • abdominal pain lower
  • weight increased
  • device dislocation
  • menorrhagia
  • procedural pain
  • urinary tract infection

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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