Review: could Mirena cause Fibroids?
This is a review of Fibroids (Uterine fibroids) by studying 62,555 people who take Mirena. We analyze: the time on Mirena when people have Fibroids, age of these people, the severity of Fibroids, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Mirena. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,806 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Mirena include device expulsion, vaginal haemorrhage, device dislocation, pregnancy with contraceptive device, abdominal pain aggravated.
Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) (latest reports from 4,198 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, multiple sclerosis, birth control, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 12, 2014: 58,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 28 people (0.05%) have Fibroids.
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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I had mirena coil and TVT done about a year ago. Swelling started gradually. The last few months it has been much worse, hardly able to walk some days as even the soles of my feet are water logged. Cannot bend my knees properly as the back of my knees are so fluid filled.On the occasions that it is red, it is extremely painful. Fluid pills from the doctor were doubled in strength, yet even they do not help.
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E/LFT BLOODS ABNORMAL, LIMBS STIFF AND ACHE, LACK OF ENERGY, SPOTTING.HIGH BP, OCCASSIONAL TENDER BREAST.
From this study (6 days ago):
Began taking sleep aids 15+yrs ago.Can not nap or sleep without.Had the Mirena IUD inserted over 10yrs ago, shortly after it was approved.Began exp sever mood swings and depr. Was put on anti-depr. Began having chronic pain.Most sever in the neck,shoulders,arms and hips.Drs were unable to determine the cause.Several yrs later it was determined that I had PMR.I was only 40 at the time.I was put on a high dose of prednisone.I was on prednisone for about 5yrs.Even the slightest reduction in the dose brought back severe pain.I am now off prednisone.I continued to experience full body pain but not so much the severe stiffness. I experience severe perspiration. It was discovered that I had a VitD deficiency.Test around 7. I currently take supplement and test around 35.During all this time I was experiencing severe abdominal pains and began experiencing very severe, sharp "ice pick" type pain throughout my body.Pain occurred regardless of time of day, awoke me from sleep and occurred in random spots often within just a few seconds of the previous pain.I began experiencing bloating, golt, & constipation after getting the IUD. A few yrs ago I began experiencing severe twitching, mostly in my legs, day and night. Finally, the 3rd GYN I was referred to was able to remove the IUD, in December 2013. Since having the IUD removed I am no longer constipated, no longer have golt, and much of the ice-pick type pain I was experiencing is gone. I continue to have sharp abdominal pain, although it feels different. My menstrual cycle has not returned. I am currently taking Ambien 5MG or 6.25 slow release nightly, Cymbalta/DuloxetineHCL60mg, Adderall 20mg 1 or 2x/day, Meloxicam, 15mg, Vitamin D2 (1.25 MG 50k unit) 2XperWk and Fenofibric. I suspect silicone toxicity from the IUD has brought on or exasperated my conditions over the past 10 years. Please help me to understand and recover.
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