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 - 2 years, also take medication Iron, and have Contraception . We study 92,184 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 414 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 92,669 users)

Insomnia

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with drug ineffective, drowsiness, memory loss, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 199,411 Insomnia patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

92,184 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 414 people (0.45%) have Insomnia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Insomnia?

Time on Mirena when people have Insomnia *:

  • < 1 month: 11.96 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 22.49 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.01 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.39 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Insomnia when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.27 %
  • male: 0.73 %

Age of people who have Insomnia when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.61 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.21 %
  • 20-29: 33.64 %
  • 30-39: 41.82 %
  • 40-49: 20.91 %
  • 50-59: 0.91 %
  • 60+: 0.91 %

Severity if Insomnia when taking Mirena **:

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

How people recovered from Insomnia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (229 people, 55.31%)
  • Menorrhagia (41 people, 9.90%)
  • Depression (8 people, 1.93%)
  • Pain (7 people, 1.69%)
  • Blood Triglycerides Increased (6 people, 1.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Iron (8 people, 1.93%)
  • Xanax (7 people, 1.69%)
  • Prilosec (7 people, 1.69%)
  • Ambien (7 people, 1.69%)
  • Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide (6 people, 1.45%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Anxiety (147 people, 35.51%)
  • Depression (126 people, 30.43%)
  • Fatigue (92 people, 22.22%)
  • Weight Increased (89 people, 21.50%)
  • Headache (76 people, 18.36%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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