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Review: could Mirena cause Fibroids (Uterine fibroids)?

Summary: Fibroids is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Contraception.

We study 62,568 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

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,918 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Trend of mirena reports

Fibroids

Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) (latest reports from 4,277 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, breast cancer, birth control, osteoporosis.

On Nov, 12, 2014: 62,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 28 people (0.04%) have Fibroids.

Trend of Fibroids in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Fibroids * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fibroids0.00%44.44%22.22%22.22%11.11%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibroids0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.73%72.73%0.00%4.55%

Severity of Fibroids when taking Mirena ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fibroids ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (6 people, 21.43%)
  2. Adenomyosis (2 people, 7.14%)
  3. Menopause (1 people, 3.57%)
  4. Menorrhagia (1 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1 people, 3.57%)
  2. Cefazolin (1 people, 3.57%)
  3. Norvasc (1 people, 3.57%)
  4. Synthroid (1 people, 3.57%)
  5. Vivelle (1 people, 3.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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