Review: could Mirena cause Heart Rate Irregular?


Summary

Heart rate irregular is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Protonix, and have Contraception . We study 92,185 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 44 have Heart rate irregular. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart rate irregular and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 92,674 users)

Heart Rate Irregular

Heart rate irregular has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, atrial fibrillation/flutter, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 21,445 Heart rate irregular patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

92,185 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 44 people (0.05%) have Heart Rate Irregular


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Heart rate irregular?

Time on Mirena when people have Heart Rate Irregular *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.83 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Rate Irregular when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Heart Rate Irregular when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 13.89 %
  • 30-39: 61.11 %
  • 40-49: 25.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (34 people, 77.27%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (6 people, 13.64%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (3 people, 6.82%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 4.55%)
  • Heart Rate Irregular (2 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Varenicline Tartrate (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Toprol-Xl (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Protonix (4 people, 9.09%)
  • Atenolol (3 people, 6.82%)
  • Prozac (2 people, 4.55%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Palpitations (16 people, 36.36%)
  • Dyspnoea (14 people, 31.82%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 22.73%)
  • Fatigue (9 people, 20.45%)
  • Anxiety (9 people, 20.45%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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