Could Mirena cause Insomnia - from FDA reports


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 - 2 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Birth control . We study 94,154 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 426 have Insomnia. Find out below who they are, when they have Insomnia and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,658 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, insomnia, high blood pressure (latest reports from 206,827 Insomnia patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

94,154 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 426 people (0.45%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Insomnia?

Time on Mirena when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 10.6 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.12 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.58 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.2 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.15 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.29 %
  • male: 0.71 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.59 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.18 %
  • 20-29: 34.22 %
  • 30-39: 41.3 %
  • 40-49: 20.94 %
  • 50-59: 0.88 %
  • 60+: 0.88 %

Severity of Insomnia **:

  • least: 10 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 20 %
  • most severe: 20 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (8 people, 1.88%)
  • Prilosec (8 people, 1.88%)
  • Ambien (8 people, 1.88%)
  • Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 1.41%)
  • Lovaza (6 people, 1.41%)

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Potential co-existing conditions

  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (42 people, 9.86%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Stress And Anxiety (155 people, 36.38%)
  • Depression (132 people, 30.99%)
  • Fatigue (101 people, 23.71%)
  • Weight Increased (94 people, 22.07%)
  • Mood Swings (81 people, 19.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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