Mirena and Boils - from FDA reports


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 Nystatin, and have Birth control . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 23 have Boils. Find out below who they are, when they have Boils and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,701 users)

Boils

Boils has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, multiple sclerosis, crohn's disease, psoriatic arthropathy (latest reports from 4,199 Boils patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 23 people (0.02%) have Boils


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Boils?

Time on Mirena when people have Boils *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 60 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Boils when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Boils when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 58.82 %
  • 30-39: 17.65 %
  • 40-49: 11.76 %
  • 50-59: 11.76 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (16 people, 69.57%)
  • Psoriasis (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Hereditary Angioedema (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (1 person, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zinc Sulfate (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Nystatin (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Zovirax (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Triamcinolone (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Sumatriptan (1 person, 4.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Joint Pain (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Acne (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Weight Increased (7 people, 30.43%)
  • Hair Loss (7 people, 30.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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