Mirena and Hair thinning - from FDA reports


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 Biotin, and have Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This review analyzes which people have Hair thinning with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,847 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 21, 2017

98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 1,665 people (1.68%) have Hair thinning


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Hair thinning?

Time on Mirena when people have Hair thinning *:

  • < 1 month: 4.52 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.06 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.06 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 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: 1.71 %
  • 20-29: 39.67 %
  • 30-39: 38.73 %
  • 40-49: 17.74 %
  • 50-59: 1.37 %
  • 60+: 0.51 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (93 people, 5.59%)
  • Depression (15 people, 0.90%)
  • Genital Haemorrhage (10 people, 0.60%)
  • Preventive Health Care (8 people, 0.48%)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (8 people, 0.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Biotin (17 people, 1.02%)
  • Zoloft (14 people, 0.84%)
  • Vitamin B12 (11 people, 0.66%)
  • Nexium (11 people, 0.66%)
  • Lexapro (11 people, 0.66%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (338 people, 20.30%)
  • Depression (280 people, 16.82%)
  • Acne (257 people, 15.44%)
  • Mood Swings (239 people, 14.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (233 people, 13.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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