Could Mirena cause 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 . We study 94,154 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 30 have Fibroids. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibroids and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,652 users)

Fibroids

Fibroids (non cancerous tumour of muscle layer) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, birth control, osteoporosis (latest reports from 1,298 Fibroids patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

94,154 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 30 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: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 30 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 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: 21.74 %
  • 40-49: 73.91 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 4.35 %

Severity of Fibroids **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vivelle (1 person, 3.33%)
  • Synthroid (1 person, 3.33%)
  • Norvasc (1 person, 3.33%)
  • Cefazolin (1 person, 3.33%)
  • Acetaminophen (1 person, 3.33%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Mirena, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Adenomyosis (2 people, 6.67%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Menometrorrhagia (7 people, 23.33%)
  • Post Procedural Pulmonary Embolism (5 people, 16.67%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (4 people, 13.33%)
  • Ovarian Cysts (3 people, 10.00%)
  • Iucd Complication (3 people, 10.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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