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Review: could Mirena cause Fibrocystic breast disease?

We study 62,541 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 17 have Fibrocystic breast disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibrocystic breast disease and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,895 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Fibrocystic breast disease

Fibrocystic breast disease (a condition causing breast pain, cysts, and noncancerous breast lumps, affects many women) (latest reports from 13,418 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, hormone replacement therapy, high blood pressure, depression.

On Sep, 15, 2014: 62,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Fibrocystic Breast Disease.

Trend of Fibrocystic breast disease in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Fibrocystic breast disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fibrocystic breast disease0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%16.67%16.67%0.00%

Age of people who have Fibrocystic breast disease when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibrocystic breast disease0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%50.00%21.43%14.29%0.00%

Severity of Fibrocystic breast disease when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fibrocystic breast disease0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Fibrocystic breast disease ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fibrocystic breast disease0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (9 people, 52.94%)
  2. Menstruation irregular (2 people, 11.76%)
  3. Uterine leiomyoma (2 people, 11.76%)
  4. Birth control (2 people, 11.76%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol (1 people, 5.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Was diagnosed after Mirena about a 1 afterwards had another placed after two miscarriages and have massive issues and side effects of graves again. When I had the first removed my graves went into remission. Now it is all over the map having the second mirena removed.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I've had flank pain on my left side for several months now. Some days its awful some days slim to none. Usually when I take 800 mg of Ibuprofen they pain is tolerable. I went to the doctor for it once and they associated it with being a muscle pain, and gave me a relaxer. That makes me tired and doesn't help. They also gave me an antibiotic because I tested positive for a UTI.

    Any ideas? Could the pain be from my Mirena?

    Reply

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