Who have Constipation with Mirena?


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 94,155 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 239 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 94,652 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

94,155 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 239 people (0.25%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Constipation?

Time on Mirena when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 10.32 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.32 %
  • 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: 0.52 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.52 %
  • 20-29: 45.08 %
  • 30-39: 33.16 %
  • 40-49: 18.65 %
  • 50-59: 0.52 %
  • 60+: 1.55 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 6.67 %
  • moderate: 40.0 %
  • severe: 40.0 %
  • most severe: 13.33 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Protonix (7 people, 2.93%)
  • Percocet (7 people, 2.93%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 2.93%)
  • Wellbutrin Xl (6 people, 2.51%)
  • Aciphex (6 people, 2.51%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Mirena, learn more )

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Abdominal Pain (65 people, 27.20%)
  • Nausea (58 people, 24.27%)
  • Fatigue (51 people, 21.34%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (50 people, 20.92%)
  • Depression (48 people, 20.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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