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Review: could Mirena cause Irritability?
We study 62,541 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 281 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.
Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,895 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Irritability (latest reports from 146,794 patients) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, stress and anxiety, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.
On Sep, 13, 2014: 62,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 281 people (0.45%) have Irritability.
Time on Mirena when people have Irritability * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Irritability when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Irritability when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Irritability ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (173 people, 61.57%)
- Menorrhagia (14 people, 4.98%)
- Thyroidectomy (6 people, 2.14%)
- Endometriosis (4 people, 1.42%)
- Depression (4 people, 1.42%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 2.49%)
- Lexapro (4 people, 1.42%)
- Seroquel (4 people, 1.42%)
- Bepantol (3 people, 1.07%)
- Lamictal (3 people, 1.07%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Had Mirena exactly three years; had it removed today after suffering extreme bouts of anger, irritability, depression, hopelessness and desperately wanting to die. I've never been suicidal until this past six months. I'm not taking any other medications, and after reading about the experiences of others, I realized these awful symptoms may very well be due to the Mirena IUD.
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