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 Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This review analyzes which people have Breast cancer with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,847 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 24, 2017
98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 570 people (0.58%) have Breast cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Breast cancer *:
- < 1 month: 4.02 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.62 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.82 %
- 2 - 5 years: 31.03 %
- 5 - 10 years: 20.11 %
- 10+ years: 2.87 %
Gender of people who have Breast cancer when taking Mirena *:
- female: 99.82 %
- male: 0.18 %
Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 2.23 %
- 30-39: 27.09 %
- 40-49: 52.51 %
- 50-59: 17.88 %
- 60+: 0.28 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (36 people, 6.32%)
- Hormone Replacement Therapy (8 people, 1.40%)
- Uterine Leiomyoma (6 people, 1.05%)
- Multiple Sclerosis (6 people, 1.05%)
- Dysmenorrhea (5 people, 0.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid (7 people, 1.23%)
- Climara (6 people, 1.05%)
- Dilaudid (5 people, 0.88%)
- Prempro (4 people, 0.70%)
- Ogen (4 people, 0.70%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Progesterone Receptor Assay Positive (21 people, 3.68%)
- Breast Cancer Female (21 people, 3.68%)
- Breast Lump (20 people, 3.51%)
- Oestrogen Receptor Assay Positive (15 people, 2.63%)
- Metastases To Lymph Nodes (11 people, 1.93%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I had the Mirena IUD inserted about 6 weeks ago. About 4 weeks in I wet the bed. I was shocked, but cleaned up & put it out of my mind. About a week later it happened again, now I'm very concerned. I'll be seeing the Dr. soon ! SMH
I was diagnosed with Cervical Dystonia in 2007 - the same year I started using Mirena. Have had two inserts in the last 10 years. Getting ready to have new insert put in. Just curious if anyone thinks by Dystonia could be caused by Mirena.
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