Mirena and Breast cancer - from FDA reports
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 . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 509 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,701 users)
Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, osteoporosis (latest reports from 105,560 Breast cancer patients).
On Feb, 01, 2017
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 509 people (0.54%) have Breast Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Breast Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 6.13 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.95 %
- 6 - 12 months: 6.75 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.4 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 19.63 %
- 10+ years: 2.45 %
Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Mirena *:
- female: 99.8 %
- male: 0.2 %
Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.56 %
- 30-39: 24.68 %
- 40-49: 52.88 %
- 50-59: 19.55 %
- 60+: 0.32 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (179 people, 35.17%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (34 people, 6.68%)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (8 people, 1.57%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 1.18%)
- Preventive Health Care (5 people, 0.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid (7 people, 1.38%)
- Climara (6 people, 1.18%)
- Dilaudid (5 people, 0.98%)
- Zanaflex (4 people, 0.79%)
- Yasmin (4 people, 0.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Progesterone Receptor Assay Positive (21 people, 4.13%)
- Breast Cancer Female (20 people, 3.93%)
- Breast Lump (19 people, 3.73%)
- Oestrogen Receptor Assay Positive (15 people, 2.95%)
- Amenorrhoea (8 people, 1.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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