Review: could Mirena cause Fibromyalgia?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 8, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 62,555 people who take Mirena. Among them, 28 have Fibromyalgia. See who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,806 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Mirena include device expulsion, vaginal haemorrhage, device dislocation, pregnancy with contraceptive device, abdominal pain aggravated.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 89,556 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 58,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 28 people (0.05%) have Fibromyalgia.
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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