Mirena and Endometriosis - from FDA reports


Summary

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 93,496 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 18, 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:

Could Mirena cause Endometriosis?

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.

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Do you have Endometriosis when taking Mirena?

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