Review: could Mirena cause Dermoid Cyst?


Dermoid cyst is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, and have Contraception . We study 94,135 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Dermoid cyst. Find out below who they are, when they have Dermoid cyst and more.

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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,632 users)

Dermoid Cyst

Dermoid cyst (an abnormal growth (teratoma) containing epidermis, hair follicles, and sebaceous glands) has been reported by people with acne, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, birth control, metastases to bone (latest reports from 227 Dermoid cyst patients).

On Oct, 22, 2016

94,135 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 9 people (0.01%) have Dermoid Cyst

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Dermoid cyst?

Time on Mirena when people have Dermoid Cyst *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 66.67 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Dermoid Cyst when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Dermoid Cyst when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 57.14 %
  • 30-39: 42.86 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (8 people, 88.89%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Ovarian Cyst Ruptured (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Metrorrhagia (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Ectopic Pregnancy With Intrauterine Device (2 people, 22.22%)
  • Muscle Spasms (1 person, 11.11%)
  • Maternal Exposure During Pregnancy (1 person, 11.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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