Review: Breast cancer in Mirena
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 2, 2013)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Breast cancer by studying 58,808 people who take Mirena. We analyze: the time on Mirena when people have Breast cancer, age of these people, the severity of Breast cancer, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Mirena. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mirena (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is used in birth control, endometriosis, intra-uterine contraceptive device, menstrual periods - heavy, prolonged, or irregular, amenorrhea - primary. Commonly reported side effects of Mirena include device expulsion, intra-uterine contraceptive device expelled, vaginal haemorrhage, device dislocation, abdominal pain.
Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.
On Dec, 2, 2013: 58,798 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 446 people (0.76%) have Breast Cancer.
Time on Mirena when people have Breast cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breast cancer||4.86%||15.28%||8.33%||19.44%||29.86%||22.22%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Mirena * :
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.55%||26.63%||55.42%||16.10%||0.31% |
Severity of Breast cancer when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breast cancer||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (168 people, 37.67%)
- Product used for unknown indication (34 people, 7.62%)
- Menorrhagia (28 people, 6.28%)
- Contraception nos (13 people, 2.91%)
- Hormone replacement therapy (13 people, 2.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Climara (13 people, 2.91%)
- Cyclessa (11 people, 2.47%)
- Alora (11 people, 2.47%)
- Nordette-21 (11 people, 2.47%)
- Ortho-est (11 people, 2.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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(for a 22 year old woman who has Acne, and takes Mirena)
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(for a 55 year old woman who has Parkinsonism, and takes Mirena)
Attention : Parkinsons after using Mirena. It seems Parkinsons, but is not. Dońt take drugs, do sport every days and you fell better. I have been diagnosed as Parkinsons, treated for 3 years, stop all drugs since July 2013 and feel better. From France.
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