Mirena and Headache - from FDA reports


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 Zoloft, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Headache 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, 2,317 people (2.39%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Headache?

Time on Mirena when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 14.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.1 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.2 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.1 %
  • 10+ years: 0.43 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.35 %
  • male: 0.65 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.11 %
  • 10-19: 3.5 %
  • 20-29: 38.35 %
  • 30-39: 34.97 %
  • 40-49: 20.47 %
  • 50-59: 1.92 %
  • 60+: 0.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (1,255 people, 54.16%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (136 people, 5.87%)
  • Endometriosis (31 people, 1.34%)
  • Pain (24 people, 1.04%)
  • Narcolepsy (22 people, 0.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (27 people, 1.17%)
  • Topamax (26 people, 1.12%)
  • Xyrem (24 people, 1.04%)
  • Zofran (17 people, 0.73%)
  • Ibuprofen (17 people, 0.73%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (585 people, 25.25%)
  • Dizziness (466 people, 20.11%)
  • Fatigue (399 people, 17.22%)
  • Abdominal Pain (399 people, 17.22%)
  • Weight Increased (373 people, 16.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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