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Review: could Mirena cause Constipation?

We study 62,559 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,914 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 514,264 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 62,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 151 people (0.24%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation9.46%39.19%16.22%12.16%17.57%5.41%0.00%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation1.53%0.00%0.76%51.91%29.77%15.27%0.76%0.00%

Severity of Constipation when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%41.67%41.67%16.67%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (93 people, 61.59%)
  2. Endometriosis (8 people, 5.30%)
  3. Depression (6 people, 3.97%)
  4. Birth control (6 people, 3.97%)
  5. Menorrhagia (5 people, 3.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 4.64%)
  2. Lamictal (6 people, 3.97%)
  3. Yasmin (6 people, 3.97%)
  4. Navane (5 people, 3.31%)
  5. Vitamin d (5 people, 3.31%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Mekka (2 years ago):

Female, 20, severe constipation!

I have had constipation ever since I have got the Mirena. Which was about 3-4 months ago. To have a bowel moment I have to take laxatives.
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