Review: could Mirena cause Hair Thinning?


Summary

Hair thinning is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zoloft, and have Contraception . We study 92,183 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,525 have Hair thinning. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair thinning and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 92,673 users)

Hair Thinning

Hair thinning has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, joint pain, erection problems, chest pain (latest reports from 75,642 Hair thinning patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

92,183 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 1,525 people (1.65%) have Hair Thinning


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Hair thinning?

Time on Mirena when people have Hair Thinning *:

  • < 1 month: 4.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.18 %

Gender of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.87 %
  • male: 0.13 %

Age of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 1.89 %
  • 20-29: 39.59 %
  • 30-39: 38.55 %
  • 40-49: 17.81 %
  • 50-59: 1.41 %
  • 60+: 0.47 %

Severity if Hair Thinning when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 26.67 %
  • moderate: 60.0 %
  • severe: 13.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hair Thinning **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (845 people, 55.41%)
  • Menorrhagia (82 people, 5.38%)
  • Depression (16 people, 1.05%)
  • Endometriosis (13 people, 0.85%)
  • Birth Control (9 people, 0.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (13 people, 0.85%)
  • Nexium (12 people, 0.79%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (12 people, 0.79%)
  • Biotin (12 people, 0.79%)
  • Lexapro (9 people, 0.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (299 people, 19.61%)
  • Depression (255 people, 16.72%)
  • Acne (230 people, 15.08%)
  • Headache (213 people, 13.97%)
  • Fatigue (197 people, 12.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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