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Review: could Mirena cause Boils?

Summary: Boils could be caused by Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Zinc sulfate, and have Contraception.

We study 62,483 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

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,832 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Boils

Boils (infection of the hair follicle) (latest reports from 11,984 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 62,483 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 11,967 people who have Boils on eHealthMe.

Trend of Boils in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Boils * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Boils0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Boils when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Boils0.00%0.00%0.00%69.23%23.08%0.00%7.69%0.00%

Severity of Boils when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Boils0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Boils ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Boils0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (12 people, 70.59%)
  2. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 5.88%)
  3. Menorrhagia (1 people, 5.88%)
  4. Birth control (1 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zinc sulfate (4 people, 23.53%)
  2. Natural products (3 people, 17.65%)
  3. Multi-vitamin (2 people, 11.76%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (1 people, 5.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (11 hours ago):

  • Mirena was placed after giving birth.With-in a yr behavior had gradually changed- to reckless behavior,financial instability, drugs stealing- other illegal activities. At 3 yrs old baby was taken & still unable to manage a normal stable life to this day - marena iud was removed approx 3 wks ago - waiting now to see the out come

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  • From this study (11 hours ago):

  • Mirena was placed after giving birth.With-in a yr behavior had gradually changed- to reckless behavior,financial instability, drugs stealing- other illegalactivities. At 3 yrs old baby was taken & still unable to manage a normal stable life to this day - marena iud was removed approx 3 wks ago - waiting now to see the out come

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Became irritable and high strung a couple of weeks after Mirena was placed. I did not notice this side effect, but others around me noticed it, after 2-3 months started going into a manic phase for several weeks followed by depression. Told gynecologist, she removed it and I began feeling myself again after a couple of weeks. I have a family history of bipolar, but no personal history of any mental/emotional problems. A rare side effect, but my system cannot handle synthetic hormones. Now have a copper IUD in place without any side effects. Glad I had a supportive gynecologist, she told me it normally causes depression in sensitive people, but when we really researched it, we found there are cases of other mental emotional side effects in sensitive people.

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