Could Mirena cause 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 . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 213 have Endometriosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Endometriosis and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,685 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 11,208 Endometriosis patients).
On Jan, 05, 2017
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 213 people (0.23%) have Endometriosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Endometriosis *:
- < 1 month: 11.45 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.85 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.98 %
- 1 - 2 years: 19.08 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.53 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.05 %
- 10+ years: 3.05 %
Age of people who have Endometriosis when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.49 %
- 20-29: 50.58 %
- 30-39: 31.98 %
- 40-49: 10.47 %
- 50-59: 3.49 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (124 people, 58.22%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (14 people, 6.57%)
- Pain (9 people, 4.23%)
- Preventive Health Care (5 people, 2.35%)
- Migraine (5 people, 2.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vicodin (6 people, 2.82%)
- Lupron Depot (6 people, 2.82%)
- Yasmin (5 people, 2.35%)
- Flagyl (4 people, 1.88%)
- Depo-Provera (4 people, 1.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pelvic Pain (64 people, 30.05%)
- Pain (56 people, 26.29%)
- Ovarian Cysts (52 people, 24.41%)
- Injury (46 people, 21.60%)
- Abdominal Pain (44 people, 20.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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