Review: could Mirena cause Hunger?
We study 62,524 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 62,876 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 59,382 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder.
On Jul, 15, 2014: 62,517 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 101 people (0.16%) have Hunger. They amount to 0.17% of all the 59,370 people who have Hunger on eHealthMe.
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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hair growth full face and neck, hands, back, arms, chest. i never had this issue. been getting laser hair removal since 2007 from 5 different places no result. electrolysis for 1 and half no results.
i had the iud placed jan 2007. no monthly periods, started hair growth and weight gain didn't realize it might be the iud.i took it out 2010 march to plan for another baby, hair started to slow down, weight loss actual started to go down lost 50 lbs. with iud can't seem to lose pound. after the baby i put the iud back in jan 2012. hair growth sped back up baby weight wouldn't drop. now i have to shave every day sometimes 2 days. spent a lot of money on hair removals . do the math for laser and electrolysis.
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