Mirena and Breast cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Breast cancer is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Breast cancer with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 97,009 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

97,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 531 people (0.55%) have Breast Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Mirena when people have Breast Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 5.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.28 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 29.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20.12 %
  • 10+ years: 2.96 %

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.81 %
  • male: 0.19 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.45 %
  • 30-39: 25.15 %
  • 40-49: 52.76 %
  • 50-59: 19.33 %
  • 60+: 0.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (185 people, 34.84%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (36 people, 6.78%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (8 people, 1.51%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 1.13%)
  • Dysmenorrhea (5 people, 0.94%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (7 people, 1.32%)
  • Climara (6 people, 1.13%)
  • Dilaudid (5 people, 0.94%)
  • Ogestrel 0.5/50-21 (4 people, 0.75%)
  • Lo/ovral (4 people, 0.75%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Progesterone Receptor Assay Positive (21 people, 3.95%)
  • Breast Cancer Female (21 people, 3.95%)
  • Breast Lump (20 people, 3.77%)
  • Oestrogen Receptor Assay Positive (15 people, 2.82%)
  • Amenorrhea (8 people, 1.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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