Review: could Mirena cause Boils (Furuncle)?
Summary: Boils is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zinc sulfate, and have Birth control.
We study 62,609 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 has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,960 Mirena users)
Boils (infection of the hair follicle) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,260 Boils patients)
On Apr, 15, 2015: 62,603 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Boils.
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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- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin A, Mirena for a 31-year old woman with Over All Health And M.s., Birth Control, Endometriosis. The patient has Moodiness, Breast Enlargement
- A study of drug interactions between Mirena, Pantoprazole, Vyvanse, Divalproex, Escitalopram for a 30-year old woman with Birth Control, Ibs, Adhd, Bipolar Disorder, Depression. The patient has Lactation Disorder
- A study of drug interactions between Pulmicort Flexhaler, Proair Hfa, Mirena for a 35-year old woman with Asthma, Birth Control. The patient has Nipple Pain, Insomnia, Thirst, Heart Pounding Or Racing, Confusion, Muscle Aches, Headache, Dizziness, Nosebleed, Hypoglycaemia
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