Review: could Mirena cause Boils?
We study 62,524 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Boils. Find out below who they are, when they have Boils and more.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,876 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Boils (infection of the hair follicle) (latest reports from 12,197 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 62,517 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Boils. They amount to 0.14% of all the 12,184 people who have Boils on eHealthMe.
Time on Mirena when people have Boils * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Boils when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Boils when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Boils ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (12 people, 70.59%)
- Hypothyroidism (1 people, 5.88%)
- Menorrhagia (1 people, 5.88%)
- Birth control (1 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zinc sulfate (4 people, 23.53%)
- Natural products (3 people, 17.65%)
- Multi-vitamin (2 people, 11.76%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (1 people, 5.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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hair growth full face and neck, hands, back, arms, chest. i never had this issue. been getting laser hair removal since 2007 from 5 different places no result. electrolysis for 1 and half no results.
i had the iud placed jan 2007. no monthly periods, started hair growth and weight gain didn't realize it might be the iud.i took it out 2010 march to plan for another baby, hair started to slow down, weight loss actual started to go down lost 50 lbs. with iud can't seem to lose pound. after the baby i put the iud back in jan 2012. hair growth sped back up baby weight wouldn't drop. now i have to shave every day sometimes 2 days. spent a lot of money on hair removals . do the math for laser and electrolysis.
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