Mirena and Fibroids - from FDA reports
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 Adenomyosis. This review analyzes which people have Fibroids with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,847 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Aug, 20, 2017
98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 31 people (0.03%) have Fibroids
Number of reports submitted per year:
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: 21.74 %
- 40-49: 69.57 %
- 50-59: 4.35 %
- 60+: 4.35 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Adenomyosis (2 people, 6.45%)
- Menopause (1 person, 3.23%)
- Intra-Uterine Contraceptive Device (1 person, 3.23%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (1 person, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Vivelle (1 person, 3.23%)
- Synthroid (1 person, 3.23%)
- Norvasc (1 person, 3.23%)
- Cefazolin (1 person, 3.23%)
- Acetaminophen (1 person, 3.23%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Menometrorrhagia (7 people, 22.58%)
- Post Procedural Pulmonary Embolism (5 people, 16.13%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (4 people, 12.90%)
- Device Expulsion (4 people, 12.90%)
- Ovarian Cysts (3 people, 9.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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