Review: could Mirena cause Hunger?


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 92,183 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 135 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 92,673 users)

Hunger

Hunger has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, confusional state, diarrhea, coagulation time prolonged (latest reports from 14,596 Hunger patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

92,183 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 135 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: 1.08 %
  • 2-9: 1.08 %
  • 10-19: 4.3 %
  • 20-29: 34.41 %
  • 30-39: 41.94 %
  • 40-49: 13.98 %
  • 50-59: 1.08 %
  • 60+: 2.15 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (76 people, 56.30%)
  • Thyroidectomy (6 people, 4.44%)
  • Anxiety (6 people, 4.44%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (5 people, 3.70%)
  • Menorrhagia (4 people, 2.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levothyroxine Sodium (8 people, 5.93%)
  • Wellbutrin (5 people, 3.70%)
  • Cymbalta (5 people, 3.70%)
  • Xanax (4 people, 2.96%)
  • Exacyl (2 people, 1.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Increased (52 people, 38.52%)
  • Fatigue (50 people, 37.04%)
  • Nausea (29 people, 21.48%)
  • Depression (26 people, 19.26%)
  • Headache (25 people, 18.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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