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Review: could Mirena cause Insomnia?
We study 62,559 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 (latest outcomes from 62,914 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Insomnia (sleeplessness) (latest reports from 763,667 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, high blood pressure, pain, stress and anxiety.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 62,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 248 people (0.40%) have Insomnia.
Time on Mirena when people have Insomnia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Insomnia when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Insomnia ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (156 people, 62.90%)
- Menorrhagia (32 people, 12.90%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (6 people, 2.42%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (5 people, 2.02%)
- Depression (5 people, 2.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Sulfonamides and trimethoprim (6 people, 2.42%)
- Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 2.42%)
- Lovaza (6 people, 2.42%)
- Synthroid (3 people, 1.21%)
- 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 (12 months ago):
the dizziness, fatigue and muscle issues started after i had a cold in June 2013.
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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