Mirena and Epilepsy - from FDA reports
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:
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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I had the Mirena IUD inserted about 6 weeks ago. About 4 weeks in I wet the bed. I was shocked, but cleaned up & put it out of my mind. About a week later it happened again, now I'm very concerned. I'll be seeing the Dr. soon ! SMH
I have had epilepsy since i was a young child. i also have had to battle substance abuse disorder all of my life! i already know that certain drugs can aggravate epilepsy/ cause seizures- but does epilepsy CAUSE drug addiction? is drug addiction more prevalent in epileptics?
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