Mirena and Hunger - from FDA reports


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 Birth control . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 139 have Hunger. Find out below who they are, when they have Hunger and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,701 users)

Hunger

Hunger has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, quit smoking (latest reports from 15,270 Hunger patients).

On Jan, 24, 2017

93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 139 people (0.15%) have Hunger


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Hunger?

Time on Mirena when people have Hunger *:

  • < 1 month: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.5 %
  • 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: 1.03 %
  • 2-9: 1.03 %
  • 10-19: 4.12 %
  • 20-29: 34.02 %
  • 30-39: 42.27 %
  • 40-49: 14.43 %
  • 50-59: 1.03 %
  • 60+: 2.06 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (78 people, 56.12%)
  • Thyroid Gland Removal (6 people, 4.32%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 4.32%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (5 people, 3.60%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (5 people, 3.60%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levothyroxine Sodium (8 people, 5.76%)
  • Wellbutrin (5 people, 3.60%)
  • Cymbalta (5 people, 3.60%)
  • Xanax (4 people, 2.88%)
  • Vitamin D (3 people, 2.16%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (55 people, 39.57%)
  • Fatigue (53 people, 38.13%)
  • Nausea (29 people, 20.86%)
  • Mood Swings (29 people, 20.86%)
  • Depression (27 people, 19.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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