Related topic: Mirena, Fibroids
Review: could Mirena cause Fibroids?
Summary: Fibroids could be caused by Mirena, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Aspirin, and have Contraception.
We study 62,483 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Fibroids. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibroids and more.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,832 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) (latest reports from 4,242 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, birth control, osteoporosis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 62,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 28 people (0.04%) have Fibroids. They amount to 0.66% of all the 4,247 people who have Fibroids on eHealthMe.
Time on Mirena when people have Fibroids * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Fibroids when taking Mirena ** :
How people recovered from Fibroids ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (6 people, 21.43%)
- Adenomyosis (2 people, 7.14%)
- Menopause (1 people, 3.57%)
- Menorrhagia (1 people, 3.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (1 people, 3.57%)
- Cefazolin (1 people, 3.57%)
- Norvasc (1 people, 3.57%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 3.57%)
- Vivelle (1 people, 3.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Mirena (levonorgestrel) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Mirena is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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From this study (5 days ago):
Mirena was placed after giving birth.With-in a yr behavior had gradually changed- to reckless behavior,financial instability, drugs stealing- other illegal activities. At 3 yrs old baby was taken & still unable to manage a normal stable life to this day - marena iud was removed approx 3 wks ago - waiting now to see the out come
From this study (5 days ago):
Mirena was placed after giving birth.With-in a yr behavior had gradually changed- to reckless behavior,financial instability, drugs stealing- other illegalactivities. At 3 yrs old baby was taken & still unable to manage a normal stable life to this day - marena iud was removed approx 3 wks ago - waiting now to see the out come
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Became irritable and high strung a couple of weeks after Mirena was placed. I did not notice this side effect, but others around me noticed it, after 2-3 months started going into a manic phase for several weeks followed by depression. Told gynecologist, she removed it and I began feeling myself again after a couple of weeks. I have a family history of bipolar, but no personal history of any mental/emotional problems. A rare side effect, but my system cannot handle synthetic hormones. Now have a copper IUD in place without any side effects. Glad I had a supportive gynecologist, she told me it normally causes depression in sensitive people, but when we really researched it, we found there are cases of other mental emotional side effects in sensitive people.
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