Review: could Mirena cause Fibromyalgia?
We study 62,531 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 29 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,876 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) (latest reports from 92,048 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 62,517 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 29 people (0.05%) have Fibromyalgia. They amount to 0.03% of all the 91,946 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 (11 people, 37.93%)
- Depression (3 people, 10.34%)
- Menorrhagia (2 people, 6.90%)
- Fibromyalgia syndrome (1 people, 3.45%)
- Hay fever (1 people, 3.45%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Amitriptyline hcl (2 people, 6.90%)
- Sertraline hydrochloride (2 people, 6.90%)
- Gabapentin (1 people, 3.45%)
- Seasonelle (1 people, 3.45%)
- Sertraline (1 people, 3.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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