Could Mirena cause Abscess - from FDA reports
Abscess is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Motrin, and have Birth control . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 29 have Abscess. Find out below who they are, when they have Abscess and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,677 users)
Abscess (pus) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, crohn's disease, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 10,551 Abscess patients).
On Jan, 09, 2017
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 29 people (0.03%) have Abscess
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Abscess *:
- < 1 month: 13.33 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.33 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.33 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 40.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Abscess when taking Mirena *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Abscess when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 9.09 %
- 20-29: 45.45 %
- 30-39: 40.91 %
- 40-49: 4.55 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (18 people, 62.07%)
- Pain (2 people, 6.90%)
- Insomnia (1 person, 3.45%)
- Bone Disorder (1 person, 3.45%)
- Back Pain (1 person, 3.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Motrin (3 people, 10.34%)
- Toradol (2 people, 6.90%)
- Lortab (2 people, 6.90%)
- Synthroid (1 person, 3.45%)
- Cipro (1 person, 3.45%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (8 people, 27.59%)
- Uterine Perforation (7 people, 24.14%)
- Stress And Anxiety (7 people, 24.14%)
- Depression (7 people, 24.14%)
- Injury (6 people, 20.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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