Mirena and Fibroids - from FDA reports


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 Acetaminophen, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Fibroids with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,496 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 28, 2017

93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 29 people (0.03%) have Fibroids


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Fibroids?

Time on Mirena when people have Fibroids *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 44.44 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.22 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fibroids when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Fibroids when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.73 %
  • 40-49: 72.73 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 4.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (6 people, 20.69%)
  • Adenomyosis (2 people, 6.90%)
  • Menopause (1 person, 3.45%)
  • Intra-Uterine Contraceptive Device (1 person, 3.45%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (1 person, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vivelle (1 person, 3.45%)
  • Synthroid (1 person, 3.45%)
  • Norvasc (1 person, 3.45%)
  • Cefazolin (1 person, 3.45%)
  • Acetaminophen (1 person, 3.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Menometrorrhagia (7 people, 24.14%)
  • Post Procedural Pulmonary Embolism (5 people, 17.24%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (4 people, 13.79%)
  • Weight Increased (3 people, 10.34%)
  • Ovarian Cysts (3 people, 10.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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