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Review: could Mirena cause Abdominal bloating?

Summary: Abdominal bloating could be caused by Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Zoloft, and have Birth control.

We study 62,483 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Abdominal bloating. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal bloating and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,832 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Mirena include device expulsion, device dislocation, vaginal haemorrhage, pregnancy with contraceptive device, abdominal pain aggravated.

Abdominal bloating

Abdominal bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen) (latest reports from 1,700 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 62,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 3 people (0.00%) have Abdominal Bloating. They amount to 0.18% of all the 1,671 people who have Abdominal Bloating on eHealthMe.

Trend of Abdominal bloating in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Abdominal bloating * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal bloating33.33%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Age of people who have Abdominal bloating when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal bloating0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%

Severity of Abdominal bloating when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal bloating0.00%66.67%0.00%33.33%

How people recovered from Abdominal bloating ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal bloating0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Birth control (2 people, 66.67%)
  2. Stress and anxiety (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Pregnancy (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Acid reflux (1 people, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zoloft (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Zantac 150 (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Had Mirena IUD put in and within 1 yr I started having all these problems. Thought it was menopause. Had to quit working due to swollen legs and headaches back pain. My stomach was always bloated and went to doc over and over and had gall bladder checked, kidneys checked. Nothing. Am in menopause for 1 1/2 year and none of the symptoms went away. Thought I was going insane with all the different pain and no answers from the doctors and different tests. Went to chiropractor last week and he told me my IUD had shifted and I should get it removed. I am doing this next week. hopefully these symptoms will go away.

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