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Review: could Mirena cause High blood pressure?

Summary: High blood pressure is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Seroquel, and have Birth control. We study 62,616 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 301 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,967 Mirena users)

High blood pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 330,147 High blood pressure patients)

On Apr, 25, 2015: 62,609 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 301 people (0.48%) have High Blood Pressure.

Trend of High blood pressure in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure21.05%22.81%14.04%20.18%21.05%0.88%0.00%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%0.41%23.58%34.15%32.11%9.76%0.00%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%75.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (156 people, 51.83%)
  2. Menorrhagia (26 people, 8.64%)
  3. Hypertension (13 people, 4.32%)
  4. Endometriosis (11 people, 3.65%)
  5. Dysmenorrhoea (5 people, 1.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Seroquel (3 people, 1.00%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 1.00%)
  3. Diovar (3 people, 1.00%)
  4. Tenormin (3 people, 1.00%)
  5. Zestril (3 people, 1.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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