Review: could Mirena cause Fibrocystic Breast Disease?


Summary

Fibrocystic breast disease is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol, and have Contraception . We study 74,977 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Fibrocystic breast disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibrocystic breast disease and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 73,281 users)

Fibrocystic Breast Disease

Fibrocystic breast disease (a condition causing breast pain, cysts, and noncancerous breast lumps, affects many women) has been reported by people with pain, abnormal faeces, teeth brittle, numbness and tingling, jaundice - yellow skin (latest reports from 1,475 Fibrocystic breast disease patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

74,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 18 people (0.02%) have Fibrocystic Breast Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Fibrocystic breast disease?

Time on Mirena when people have Fibrocystic Breast Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 57.14 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fibrocystic Breast Disease when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Fibrocystic Breast Disease when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 13.33 %
  • 30-39: 53.33 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 13.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Fibrocystic Breast Disease when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fibrocystic Breast Disease **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (10 people)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (2 people)
  • Menstruation Irregular (2 people)
  • Birth Control (2 people)
  • Oral Contraception (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Drospirenone And Ethinyl Estradiol (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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