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 Levothyroxine Sodium, and have Birth control . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 225 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,701 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 135,620 Constipation patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 225 people (0.24%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Constipation?

Time on Mirena when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 10.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.5 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.55 %
  • male: 0.45 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.56 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 45.81 %
  • 30-39: 32.96 %
  • 40-49: 18.44 %
  • 50-59: 0.56 %
  • 60+: 1.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (130 people, 57.78%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (11 people, 4.89%)
  • Endometriosis (10 people, 4.44%)
  • Thyroid Gland Removal (5 people, 2.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 2.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (7 people, 3.11%)
  • Percocet (7 people, 3.11%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 3.11%)
  • Yasmin (6 people, 2.67%)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (6 people, 2.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Pain (65 people, 28.89%)
  • Nausea (56 people, 24.89%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (51 people, 22.67%)
  • Depression (49 people, 21.78%)
  • Fatigue (48 people, 21.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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