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Review: could Mirena cause Insomnia?

We study 62,541 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 247 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,895 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 780,054 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.

On Sep, 10, 2014: 62,541 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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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Had Mirena IUD put in and within 1 yr I started having all these problems. Thought it was menopause. Had to quit working due to swollen legs and headaches back pain. My stomach was always bloated and went to doc over and over and had gall bladder checked, kidneys checked. Nothing. Am in menopause for 1 1/2 year and none of the symptoms went away. Thought I was going insane with all the different pain and no answers from the doctors and different tests. Went to chiropractor last week and he told me my IUD had shifted and I should get it removed. I am doing this next week. hopefully these symptoms will go away.

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