Mirena and Hair thinning - from FDA reports
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 Biotin, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Hair thinning with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 97,009 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 24, 2017
97,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 1,643 people (1.69%) have Hair Thinning
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Hair Thinning *:
- < 1 month: 4.41 %
- 1 - 6 months: 35.42 %
- 6 - 12 months: 18.98 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.64 %
- 2 - 5 years: 18.47 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.9 %
- 10+ years: 0.17 %
Gender of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Mirena *:
- female: 99.88 %
- male: 0.12 %
Age of people who have Hair Thinning when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.26 %
- 10-19: 1.74 %
- 20-29: 39.67 %
- 30-39: 38.72 %
- 40-49: 17.71 %
- 50-59: 1.39 %
- 60+: 0.52 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (892 people, 54.29%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (91 people, 5.54%)
- Depression (15 people, 0.91%)
- Endometriosis (14 people, 0.85%)
- Genital Haemorrhage (10 people, 0.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Biotin (16 people, 0.97%)
- Zoloft (13 people, 0.79%)
- Vitamin B12 (11 people, 0.67%)
- Nexium (11 people, 0.67%)
- Lexapro (11 people, 0.67%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Weight Increased (335 people, 20.39%)
- Depression (278 people, 16.92%)
- Acne (256 people, 15.58%)
- Mood Swings (235 people, 14.30%)
- Stress And Anxiety (233 people, 14.18%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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