Mirena and Constipation - from FDA reports


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 Percocet, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 97,009 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

97,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 238 people (0.25%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Constipation?

Time on Mirena when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.76 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.21 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.58 %
  • male: 0.42 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.53 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 44.74 %
  • 30-39: 32.11 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 1.05 %
  • 60+: 1.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (134 people, 56.30%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (13 people, 5.46%)
  • Endometriosis (10 people, 4.20%)
  • Thyroid Gland Removal (5 people, 2.10%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 2.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Percocet (8 people, 3.36%)
  • Yasmin (7 people, 2.94%)
  • Protonix (7 people, 2.94%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 2.94%)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (6 people, 2.52%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Pain (65 people, 27.31%)
  • Nausea (61 people, 25.63%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (55 people, 23.11%)
  • Depression (52 people, 21.85%)
  • Fatigue (51 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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