Review: could Mirena cause Boils?


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 Natural Products, and have Contraception . We study 92,185 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. 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 92,673 users)

Boils

Boils has been reported by people with erythema multiforme, drug ineffective, abdominal pain upper, furuncle, diarrhea (latest reports from 4,052 Boils patients).

On Sep, 22, 2016

92,185 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: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 66.67 %
  • 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 %

Severity if Boils when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Boils **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (15 people, 65.22%)
  • Psoriasis (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Menorrhagia (1 person, 4.35%)
  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Natural Products (3 people, 13.04%)
  • Zinc Sulfate (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Nystatin (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Multi-Vitamin (2 people, 8.70%)
  • Citalopram Hydrobromide (1 person, 4.35%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Arthralgia (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Acne (8 people, 34.78%)
  • Nausea (7 people, 30.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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