Review: could Mirena cause High blood pressure?
We study 62,539 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 302 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,885 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
High blood pressure
High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,182,434 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 62,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 302 people (0.48%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,179,969 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.
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||20.69%||22.41%||13.79%||20.69%||21.55%||0.86%||0.00% |
Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Mirena * :
|High blood pressure||0.00%||0.00%||0.40%||23.89%||34.01%||31.98%||9.72%||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 (157 people, 51.99%)
- Menorrhagia (26 people, 8.61%)
- Hypertension (13 people, 4.30%)
- Endometriosis (10 people, 3.31%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (5 people, 1.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Seroquel (3 people, 0.99%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (3 people, 0.99%)
- Diovar (3 people, 0.99%)
- Tenormin (3 people, 0.99%)
- Zestril (3 people, 0.99%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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