Review: could Mirena cause Breast Pain?


Summary

Breast pain is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zoloft, and have Contraception . We study 61,259 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 918 have Breast pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast pain and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 61,357 users)

Breast Pain

Breast pain has been reported by people with indigestion, asthma, abdominal pain upper, abdominal pain, pain of skin (latest reports from 9,709 Breast pain patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

61,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 918 people (1.5%) have Breast Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Breast pain?

Time on Mirena when people have Breast Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 4.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.65 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24.65 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.12 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.26 %
  • 20-29: 38.45 %
  • 30-39: 38.45 %
  • 40-49: 19.39 %
  • 50-59: 1.45 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Breast Pain when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 14.29 %
  • moderate: 42.86 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Breast Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 14.29 %
  • not yet: 85.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (479 people)
  • Menorrhagia (53 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (8 people)
  • Birth Control (8 people)
  • Menstruation Irregular (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (11 people)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people)
  • Zyrtec (5 people)
  • Wellbutrin (5 people)
  • Amitril (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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