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 Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Epilepsy 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 Feb, 28, 2017
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 76 people (0.08%) have Epilepsy
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Epilepsy *:
- < 1 month: 14.29 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.14 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.14 %
- 1 - 2 years: 25.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 10.71 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10.71 %
- 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: 5.88 %
- 20-29: 29.41 %
- 30-39: 41.18 %
- 40-49: 21.57 %
- 50-59: 1.96 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (32 people, 42.11%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (9 people, 11.84%)
- Sarcoidosis (2 people, 2.63%)
- Pain In Extremity (1 person, 1.32%)
- Headache (1 person, 1.32%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Keppra (10 people, 13.16%)
- Tegretol (6 people, 7.89%)
- Lamictal (4 people, 5.26%)
- Trileptal (3 people, 3.95%)
- Prednisolone (2 people, 2.63%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Malaise (12 people, 15.79%)
- Convulsion (9 people, 11.84%)
- Headache (8 people, 10.53%)
- Amenorrhea (8 people, 10.53%)
- Memory Loss (6 people, 7.89%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Epilepsy when taking Mirena?
Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,712 users)
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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?
Hi, I am asking for my 18yr old nephew. He is diagnosed as epilepsy and left side hemiplegia. His seizures have gotten worse. They gave his mom two options. One of them being taking out a part of his brain that is showing too much activity that causes these siezures, yet they do t even know if ...
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