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Review: could Mirena cause Hunger (Appetite - increased)?
Summary: Hunger 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 Levothyroxine sodium, and have Contraception.
We study 62,568 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 101 have Hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Hunger and more.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,922 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Hunger (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires) (latest reports from 9,229 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.
On Nov, 27, 2014: 62,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 101 people (0.16%) have Hunger.
Time on Mirena when people have Hunger * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Hunger when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Hunger when taking Mirena ** :
How people recovered from Hunger ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (64 people, 63.37%)
- Anxiety (6 people, 5.94%)
- Thyroidectomy (6 people, 5.94%)
- Premenstrual syndrome (5 people, 4.95%)
- Menorrhagia (4 people, 3.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (8 people, 7.92%)
- Wellbutrin (5 people, 4.95%)
- Cymbalta (5 people, 4.95%)
- Xanax (4 people, 3.96%)
- Lutenyl (2 people, 1.98%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
Comments for this study:
Karen (3 years ago):
I have felt nothing but severe hunger pangs since I got the Mirena put in. I eat healthy, exercise, and am eating the appropriate diet. I am getting it taken out ASAP because it has become unbearable. I gained 2 lbs. the first week it was put in and that was without changing my diet.
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