Review: could Mirena cause Breast Cyst?


Summary

Breast cyst 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 Magnesium, and have Contraception . We study 92,183 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 46 have Breast cyst. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cyst 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)

Breast Cyst

Breast cyst has been reported by people with pain, dry mouth, itching, drowsiness, joint pain (latest reports from 1,521 Breast cyst patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

92,183 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 46 people (0.05%) have Breast Cyst


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Breast cyst?

Time on Mirena when people have Breast Cyst *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 3.57 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 28.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.71 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 27.27 %
  • 40-49: 42.42 %
  • 50-59: 12.12 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (22 people, 47.83%)
  • Menorrhagia (3 people, 6.52%)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (1 person, 2.17%)
  • Pain (1 person, 2.17%)
  • Oral Contraception (1 person, 2.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Magnesium (3 people, 6.52%)
  • Vit C (2 people, 4.35%)
  • Antidepressant (2 people, 4.35%)
  • Anti Psychotic Medications (2 people, 4.35%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (1 person, 2.17%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Depression (11 people, 23.91%)
  • Weight Increased (10 people, 21.74%)
  • Anxiety (9 people, 19.57%)
  • Hyperhidrosis (8 people, 17.39%)
  • Acne (8 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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