Review: could Mirena cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levothyroxine sodium, and have Birth control.
We study 62,609 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 153 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,963 Mirena users)
Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 81,512 Constipation patients)
On Apr, 12, 2015: 62,603 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 153 people (0.24%) have Constipation.
Time on Mirena when people have Constipation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Constipation ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (93 people, 60.78%)
- Endometriosis (8 people, 5.23%)
- Birth control (7 people, 4.58%)
- Depression (6 people, 3.92%)
- Menorrhagia (5 people, 3.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 4.58%)
- Lamictal (6 people, 3.92%)
- Yasmin (6 people, 3.92%)
- Navane (5 people, 3.27%)
- Vitamin d (5 people, 3.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Mekka (3 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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