Review: could Mirena cause Headache?
Summary: Headache 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 Lexapro, and have Birth control.
We study 62,603 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,440 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,955 Mirena users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,409 Headache patients)
On Mar, 14, 2015: 62,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 1,440 people (2.30%) have Headache.
Time on Mirena when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Headache when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Headache when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (863 people, 59.93%)
- Menorrhagia (108 people, 7.50%)
- Endometriosis (20 people, 1.39%)
- Uterine leiomyoma (16 people, 1.11%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (14 people, 0.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lexapro (16 people, 1.11%)
- Topamax (15 people, 1.04%)
- Zoloft (14 people, 0.97%)
- Ibuprofen (12 people, 0.83%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (11 people, 0.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Tegretol for a 46-year old woman with Trigeminal Neuralgia. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Seroquel Xr for a 41-year old woman with Bipolar Ii Disorder. The patient has Sleepy, Abdominal Pain, Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Inderal for a 39-year old woman with Thyroid Disorder. The patient has Headache (pain in head)
- A study of side effects of Crestor for a 58-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol. The patient has Frequent Headaches (pain in head), Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)
- A study of drug interactions between Multivitamin, Nuvaring, Nortriptyline Hydrochloride, Lamictal for a 24-year old woman with Vitamin D, Birth Control, Functional Dyspepsia, Mood Disorder. The patient has Ear Pain, Pressure Sore, Early Morning Joint Stiffness, Muscle Pain, Headache, Lightheadedness, Fatigue, Pressure Sore, Spaced Out
Recent Mirena related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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