Review: could Mirena cause Fibromyalgia?
Summary: Fibromyalgia could be caused by Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Amitriptyline hcl, and have Contraception.
We study 62,483 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 28 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 62,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 28 people (0.04%) have Fibromyalgia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 91,850 people who have Fibromyalgia on eHealthMe.
Time on Mirena when people have Fibromyalgia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (10 people, 35.71%)
- Menorrhagia (2 people, 7.14%)
- Depression (2 people, 7.14%)
- Birth control (1 people, 3.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amitriptyline hcl (2 people, 7.14%)
- Sertraline hydrochloride (2 people, 7.14%)
- Seasonelle (1 people, 3.57%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Related topic: Mirena, Fibromyalgia
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On eHealthMe, Mirena (levonorgestrel) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Mirena is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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