Who have Headache with Mirena?


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 . We study 94,149 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,178 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,652 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 305,936 Headache patients).

On Nov, 16, 2016

94,149 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 2,178 people (2.31%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Headache?

Time on Mirena when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 15.97 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.1 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.51 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 19.12 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.4 %
  • 10+ years: 0.11 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.31 %
  • male: 0.69 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.06 %
  • 2-9: 0.12 %
  • 10-19: 3.56 %
  • 20-29: 38.38 %
  • 30-39: 34.7 %
  • 40-49: 20.58 %
  • 50-59: 1.93 %
  • 60+: 0.66 %

Severity of Headache **:

  • least: 10.53 %
  • moderate: 63.16 %
  • severe: 26.32 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Headache **:

  • while on drug: 6.67 %
  • after off the drug: 6.67 %
  • not yet: 86.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zoloft (27 people, 1.24%)
  • Topamax (23 people, 1.06%)
  • Nuvaring (16 people, 0.73%)
  • Ibuprofen (16 people, 0.73%)
  • Lexapro (15 people, 0.69%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Mirena, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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