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 Birth control.
We study 62,603 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 has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,955 Mirena 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 osteoporosis, osteopenia, hormone replacement therapy, depression, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 1,447 Fibrocystic breast disease patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 62,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 17 people (0.03%) have Fibrocystic Breast Disease.
Time on Mirena when people have Fibrocystic breast disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Fibrocystic breast disease||0.00%||0.00%||66.67%||0.00%||16.67%||16.67%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Fibrocystic breast disease when taking Mirena * :
|Fibrocystic breast disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||50.00%||21.43%||14.29%||0.00% |
Severity of Fibrocystic breast disease when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Fibrocystic breast disease||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Fibrocystic breast disease ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Fibrocystic breast disease||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (9 people, 52.94%)
- Menstruation irregular (2 people, 11.76%)
- Uterine leiomyoma (2 people, 11.76%)
- Birth control (2 people, 11.76%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- 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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