Review: could Mirena cause Boils?
We study 62,540 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 62,889 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Boils (infection of the hair follicle) (latest reports from 12,192 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriasis, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 62,534 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 12,210 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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I've had flank pain on my left side for several months now. Some days its awful some days slim to none. Usually when I take 800 mg of Ibuprofen they pain is tolerable. I went to the doctor for it once and they associated it with being a muscle pain, and gave me a relaxer. That makes me tired and doesn't help. They also gave me an antibiotic because I tested positive for a UTI.
Any ideas? Could the pain be from my Mirena?
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