Mirena and Headache - from FDA reports
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.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
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:
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.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Headache when taking Mirena?
Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 98,241 users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 329,851 Headache patients).
Browse all side effects of Mirenaa b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with HeadacheHeadache
Could your condition cause HeadacheHeadache
Can you answer these questions?
I have often woken up with a feeling of slight compression in my head. Taking brewers yeast on a regular basis seems to prevent this feeling.... or am I kidding myself? Any suggestions as to what is happening?
I was diagnosed with Cervical Dystonia in 2007 - the same year I started using Mirena. Have had two inserts in the last 10 years. Getting ready to have new insert put in. Just curious if anyone thinks by Dystonia could be caused by Mirena.
Several years ago in 2013 I was"diagnosed" with RA. I went through every medication including, humira, embral, to now IV fusions of remicade which has been almost a year. I am not feeling any better and body aches and joint pains getting worse. I started researching my symptoms and lyme kept ...
I had blood work done because I've been feeling sick to my stomach a lot lately. My pancreatic enzymes are elevated. I take low dose of generic topamax and Effexor daily. Has this ever happened to anyone??
You may be interested in these reviews
Just diagnosed with CRVO and am going to see the Retinal doctor May 1st. This is really scary and wonder how others get through this. Any suggestions are welcome. I already have bad headaches and I think they are coming more frequently since I found out I had this.
I've been prescribed the Ashton Manual for withdrawal from the benzo drug Konopin. This program, which is highly regarded, requires 10 mg of Valium at night, and though I don't normally have headaches, I've been waking up with them, each morning a bit worse. The first time it happened, about a ...
I have been on high blood pressure meds for years. I am on Irbersartan and until very recently, Felodipine. The Felodipine caused ankle and foot swelling, so I have now switched to Indapamide, about a week ago. I am now getting headache at night, waking with it in the morning, then it ...
I had the Mirena in for just over 1 year. I then had removed as I felt it was causing acid reflux, which i'd begun experiencing for the first time in my life. Most of all, I felt i'd developed hoarseness, making difficult to talk, sing, etc. After removing, while I thought there was some ...
I started taking l lysine 1000mg 2 times a day and started getting headaches the second day. By evening it was skilling me. Continued for 5 days amd each day the headaches would get worse all day. Awful headaches. I take arthritis meds, soma and oxicodone. I have fibromyalgia and was ...