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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.

Trend of Fibromyalgia in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Fibromyalgia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fibromyalgia0.00%28.57%28.57%0.00%14.29%14.29%14.29%

Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%61.90%14.29%9.52%0.00%

Severity of Fibromyalgia when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Fibromyalgia0.00%50.00%0.00%50.00%

How people recovered from Fibromyalgia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Fibromyalgia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (10 people, 35.71%)
  2. Menorrhagia (2 people, 7.14%)
  3. Depression (2 people, 7.14%)
  4. Birth control (1 people, 3.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amitriptyline hcl (2 people, 7.14%)
  2. Sertraline hydrochloride (2 people, 7.14%)
  3. Seasonelle (1 people, 3.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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