Review: could Mirena cause High blood pressure?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 11, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 62,555 people who take Mirena. Among them, 302 have High blood pressure. See who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,806 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Mirena include device expulsion, vaginal haemorrhage, device dislocation, pregnancy with contraceptive device, abdominal pain aggravated.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,129,194 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 58,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 297 people (0.50%) have High Blood Pressure.
Time on Mirena when people have High blood pressure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|High blood pressure||20.00%||22.61%||13.91%||20.87%||21.74%||0.87%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Mirena * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||0.41%||24.18%||34.43%||31.15%||9.84%||0.00% |
Severity of High blood pressure when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||80.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (156 people, 52.53%)
- Menorrhagia (26 people, 8.75%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 4.38%)
- Endometriosis (10 people, 3.37%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (5 people, 1.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (3 people, 1.01%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 1.01%)
- Diovar (3 people, 1.01%)
- Tenormin (3 people, 1.01%)
- Zestril (3 people, 1.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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