Could Mirena cause Fibromyalgia - from FDA reports
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 Nexium, and have Birth control . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 58 have Fibromyalgia. Find out below who they are, when they have Fibromyalgia and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,677 users)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body) has been reported by people with fibromyalgia, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, depression (latest reports from 46,428 Fibromyalgia patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 58 people (0.06%) have Fibromyalgia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Fibromyalgia *:
- < 1 month: 5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 20 %
- 6 - 12 months: 30 %
- 1 - 2 years: 10 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Mirena *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Fibromyalgia when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 25.64 %
- 30-39: 43.59 %
- 40-49: 20.51 %
- 50-59: 7.69 %
- 60+: 2.56 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (27 people, 46.55%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (8 people, 13.79%)
- Depression (6 people, 10.34%)
- Stress And Anxiety (3 people, 5.17%)
- Muscle Spasms (3 people, 5.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (5 people, 8.62%)
- Xanax (4 people, 6.90%)
- Synthroid (4 people, 6.90%)
- Fluoxetine (4 people, 6.90%)
- Ativan (4 people, 6.90%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Depression (22 people, 37.93%)
- Pain (19 people, 32.76%)
- Stress And Anxiety (18 people, 31.03%)
- Joint Pain (12 people, 20.69%)
- Injury (11 people, 18.97%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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