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Review: could Mirena cause Insomnia?

Summary: Insomnia 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 Sulfonamides and trimethoprim, and have Contraception.

We study 62,568 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 248 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,922 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Trend of mirena reports

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 135,811 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

Trend of Insomnia reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 62,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 248 people (0.40%) have Insomnia.

Trend of Insomnia in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Insomnia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Insomnia14.29%26.05%20.17%21.01%15.97%2.52%0.00%

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Insomnia1.00%0.00%1.00%33.83%43.78%19.40%1.00%0.00%

Severity of Insomnia when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Insomnia0.00%50.00%12.50%37.50%

How people recovered from Insomnia ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Insomnia0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (156 people, 62.90%)
  2. Menorrhagia (32 people, 12.90%)
  3. Blood triglycerides increased (6 people, 2.42%)
  4. Dysmenorrhoea (5 people, 2.02%)
  5. Depression (5 people, 2.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Sulfonamides and trimethoprim (6 people, 2.42%)
  2. Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 2.42%)
  3. Lovaza (6 people, 2.42%)
  4. Synthroid (3 people, 1.21%)
  5. Amitriptyline hcl (3 people, 1.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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