Mirena and Endometriosis - from FDA reports
Endometriosis is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lupron Depot, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Endometriosis 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 Apr, 24, 2017
97,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 223 people (0.23%) have Endometriosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Endometriosis *:
- < 1 month: 10.95 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.71 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.14 %
- 1 - 2 years: 21.9 %
- 2 - 5 years: 28.47 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.92 %
- 10+ years: 2.92 %
Age of people who have Endometriosis when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.33 %
- 20-29: 50.56 %
- 30-39: 31.67 %
- 40-49: 10.56 %
- 50-59: 3.33 %
- 60+: 0.56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (129 people, 57.85%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (14 people, 6.28%)
- Pain (9 people, 4.04%)
- Migraine (6 people, 2.69%)
- Preventive Health Care (5 people, 2.24%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lupron Depot (7 people, 3.14%)
- Vicodin (6 people, 2.69%)
- Yasmin (5 people, 2.24%)
- Singulair (4 people, 1.79%)
- Flagyl (4 people, 1.79%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pelvic Pain (67 people, 30.04%)
- Pain (58 people, 26.01%)
- Ovarian Cysts (55 people, 24.66%)
- Injury (48 people, 21.52%)
- Abdominal Pain (45 people, 20.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Endometriosis when taking Mirena?
Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 98,278 users)
Endometriosis (appearance of endometrial tissue outside the uterus and causing pelvic pain) has been reported by people with endometriosis, multiple sclerosis, birth control, pain, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 11,649 Endometriosis patients).
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