Mirena and High blood pressure - from FDA reports
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 Nexium, and have Birth control . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 461 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,704 users)
High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,522 High blood pressure patients).
On Feb, 23, 2017
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 461 people (0.49%) have High Blood Pressure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have High Blood Pressure *:
- < 1 month: 21.54 %
- 1 - 6 months: 25.64 %
- 6 - 12 months: 12.82 %
- 1 - 2 years: 15.38 %
- 2 - 5 years: 23.08 %
- 5 - 10 years: 1.54 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Mirena *:
- female: 98.47 %
- male: 1.53 %
Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.29 %
- 10-19: 0.58 %
- 20-29: 25.36 %
- 30-39: 33.14 %
- 40-49: 31.7 %
- 50-59: 6.92 %
- 60+: 2.02 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (232 people, 50.33%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (45 people, 9.76%)
- Diabetes (9 people, 1.95%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (8 people, 1.74%)
- Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 1.30%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (8 people, 1.74%)
- Seroquel (7 people, 1.52%)
- Zometa (6 people, 1.30%)
- Xyrem (6 people, 1.30%)
- Cymbalta (6 people, 1.30%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (83 people, 18.00%)
- Stress And Anxiety (77 people, 16.70%)
- Dizziness (70 people, 15.18%)
- Weight Increased (65 people, 14.10%)
- Nausea (58 people, 12.58%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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