Mirena and Epilepsy - from FDA reports


Summary

Epilepsy is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Keppra, and have Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This review analyzes which people have Epilepsy with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,847 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 96 people (0.1%) have Epilepsy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Epilepsy?

Time on Mirena when people have Epilepsy *:

  • < 1 month: 16.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Epilepsy when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Epilepsy when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 4.62 %
  • 20-29: 26.15 %
  • 30-39: 44.62 %
  • 40-49: 23.08 %
  • 50-59: 1.54 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (11 people, 11.46%)
  • Sarcoidosis (2 people, 2.08%)
  • Hypothyroidism (1 person, 1.04%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (1 person, 1.04%)
  • Headache (1 person, 1.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Keppra (10 people, 10.42%)
  • Tegretol (9 people, 9.38%)
  • Trileptal (4 people, 4.17%)
  • Lamictal (4 people, 4.17%)
  • Topamax (3 people, 3.12%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Malaise (12 people, 12.50%)
  • Headache (9 people, 9.38%)
  • Convulsion (9 people, 9.38%)
  • Memory Loss (8 people, 8.33%)
  • Amenorrhea (8 people, 8.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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