Mirena and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure 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 Xyrem, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have High blood pressure 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, 29, 2017

97,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 484 people (0.5%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause High blood pressure?

Time on Mirena when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 21.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.51 %
  • 10+ years: 0.5 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 98.54 %
  • male: 1.46 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.55 %
  • 20-29: 25.27 %
  • 30-39: 34.07 %
  • 40-49: 31.32 %
  • 50-59: 6.59 %
  • 60+: 1.92 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (244 people, 50.41%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (48 people, 9.92%)
  • Narcolepsy (11 people, 2.27%)
  • Diabetes (9 people, 1.86%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 1.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (12 people, 2.48%)
  • Nexium (9 people, 1.86%)
  • Synthroid (7 people, 1.45%)
  • Seroquel (7 people, 1.45%)
  • Cymbalta (7 people, 1.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (85 people, 17.56%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (78 people, 16.12%)
  • Dizziness (72 people, 14.88%)
  • Weight Increased (66 people, 13.64%)
  • Nausea (60 people, 12.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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