Review: could Mirena cause Irritability?


Summary

Irritability is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Levothyroxine Sodium, and have Birth control . We study 94,153 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 402 have Irritability. Find out below who they are, when they have Irritability and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,650 users)

Irritability

Irritability has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, hepatitis c, pain, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 37,101 Irritability patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

94,153 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 402 people (0.43%) have Irritability


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Irritability?

Time on Mirena when people have Irritability *:

  • < 1 month: 9.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.99 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 21.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 21.39 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.28 %
  • 10+ years: 0.53 %

Gender of people who have Irritability when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.5 %
  • male: 0.5 %

Age of people who have Irritability when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.5 %
  • 20-29: 39.49 %
  • 30-39: 40.45 %
  • 40-49: 15.61 %
  • 50-59: 0.96 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity of Irritability **:

  • least: 12.5 %
  • moderate: 37.5 %
  • severe: 37.5 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Irritability **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Seroquel (7 people, 1.74%)
  • Levothyroxine Sodium (7 people, 1.74%)
  • Lexapro (6 people, 1.49%)
  • Ibuprofen. (6 people, 1.49%)
  • Albuterol (4 people, 1.00%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Mirena, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (30 people, 7.46%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Mood Swings (133 people, 33.08%)
  • Fatigue (120 people, 29.85%)
  • Weight Increased (117 people, 29.10%)
  • Depression (103 people, 25.62%)
  • Headache (95 people, 23.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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