Review: could Mirena cause Hunger?


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 70,882 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 115 have Hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Hunger and more.

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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 66,879 users)


Hunger has been reported by people with weight decreased, malignant neoplasm progression, weakness, diarrhea, coagulation time prolonged (latest reports from 10,189 Hunger patients).

On Aug, 17, 2016

70,882 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 115 people (0.16%) have Hunger

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Hunger?

Time on Mirena when people have Hunger *:

  • < 1 month: 5.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.86 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hunger when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Hunger when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 1.3 %
  • 2-9: 1.3 %
  • 10-19: 3.9 %
  • 20-29: 35.06 %
  • 30-39: 42.86 %
  • 40-49: 11.69 %
  • 50-59: 1.3 %
  • 60+: 2.6 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (66 people)
  • Thyroidectomy (6 people)
  • Anxiety (6 people)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (5 people)
  • Menorrhagia (4 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levothyroxine Sodium (8 people)
  • Wellbutrin (5 people)
  • Cymbalta (5 people)
  • Xanax (4 people)
  • Exacyl (2 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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