Review: Abdominal bloating in Mirena
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 17, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Abdominal bloating by studying 58,808 people who take Mirena. We analyze: the time on Mirena when people have Abdominal bloating, age of these people, the severity of Abdominal bloating, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Mirena. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mirena (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control, intra-uterine contraceptive device. Commonly reported side effects of Mirena include device expulsion, intra-uterine contraceptive device expelled, vaginal haemorrhage, device dislocation, abdominal pain.
Abdominal bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, gastroesophageal reflux disease, high blood cholesterol, hypothyroidism.
On Nov, 17, 2013: 58,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 3 people (0.01%) have Abdominal Bloating.
Time on Mirena when people have Abdominal bloating * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal bloating||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Abdominal bloating when taking Mirena * :
|Abdominal bloating||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00% |
Severity of Abdominal bloating when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal bloating||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Abdominal bloating ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal bloating||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Birth control (2 people, 66.67%)
- Stress and anxiety (1 people, 33.33%)
- Pregnancy (1 people, 33.33%)
- Acid reflux (1 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zoloft (1 people, 33.33%)
- Zantac 150 (1 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Lee: I have the mirena now for 2 months, when the mirena was inserted i started having acne after the 1st month and it just gets more., does some one know if the acne would go away and what should i use.
(for a 22 year old woman who has Acne, and takes Mirena)
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(Number of patients like Lee: 805)
- By Azur276: Mirena and parkinsons
(for a 55 year old woman who has Parkinsonism, and takes Mirena)
Attention : Parkinsons after using Mirena. It seems Parkinsons, but is not. Dońt take drugs, do sport every days and you fell better. I have been diagnosed as Parkinsons, treated for 3 years, stop all drugs since July 2013 and feel better. From France.
(Number of patients like Azur276: 635)
- By Nanny : Can mirena cause pelvic congestion syndrome
(for a 38 year old woman who has Pelvic Congestion Syndrome, and takes Mirena)
Can the Mirena IUD cause pelvic congestion? I had the Mirena inserted four months ago and my prior ultrasound was good. My most recent has led to a diagnosis of pelvic congestion.
(Number of patients like Nanny : 251)
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