Review: could Mirena cause Genital Herpes?


Summary

Genital herpes is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors, and have Contraception . We study 74,977 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 18 have Genital herpes. Find out below who they are, when they have Genital herpes and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 75,364 users)

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes (herpes infection of genital) has been reported by people with rashes, drug ineffective, drug exposure during pregnancy, fatigue, herpes virus infection (latest reports from 2,176 Genital herpes patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

74,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 18 people (0.02%) have Genital Herpes


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Genital herpes?

Time on Mirena when people have Genital Herpes *:

  • < 1 month: 25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Genital Herpes when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Genital Herpes when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 53.85 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 30.77 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Genital Herpes when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Genital Herpes **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 100 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (6 people)
  • Depression (4 people)
  • Birth Control (3 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors (4 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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