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Review: could Mirena cause Fibromyalgia?
Summary: Fibromyalgia is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Amitriptyline hcl, and have Contraception.
We study 62,568 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 62,918 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 91,583 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, depression, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure.
On Nov, 12, 2014: 62,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 29 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 (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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My husband and I are 73. We had a paid off home and money in the bank until the past 3 years. We have made some terrible decisions and now we are practically penniless. We couldn't understand why we had made such bad decisions and let someone talk us into losing our money. We have also been on A ...
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(Asked by a 53 year old woman who has Fibromyalgia, and takes Guaifenesin)
I have tried so many treatments for fibromyalgia. I am going to try guaifenesin next . Any advice would be appreciated.
- Is it my thyroid or am i mentally ill? diagnosed w/ hashimoto's thyroiditis but untreated - chronic pain unmanaged also
(Asked by a 54 year old woman who has Spondylosis, Autoimmune Disorder, Asthma Late Onset, Migraine, Degenerative Joint Disease, Lumbar Spinal Stenosis, Facet Joint Syndrome, Sacroiliitis, Diverticulosis, PTSD, IBS, Traumatic Brain Injury, Pelvic Congestion, Fibromyalgia, Interstitial Cystitis (IC), Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, and takes Albuterol Sulfate, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Maxalt, Oxycodone And Acetaminophen, Oxycontin, Alvesco, Levothyroxine Thyroid)
I moved to OR from HI and brought all my records, signed releases, and had many diagnoses, all but the thyroid, was being treated and long-term. I also took Oxycontin & Oxycodone for severe chronic pain from bilateral SI joint fusion (right screw protrudes & leg also becomes numb and weak with acti ...
- Does anyone else continue to have all over body pain 3 years after taking lupron depot for endometriosis
(Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Pain - Abdomen, Fatigue, Weakness, Pelvic Floor Muscle Weakness, Fibromyalgia, Bladder Discomfort)
I had 9 injections of lupron after a partial hysterectomy. Ever since then my body has never been the same. I continue, 3 years later suffering from weakness. I had to quit my job as a registered nurse and after 2 and 1/2 years I was forced to file for disability.
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