Review: could Mirena cause Mood Swings?


Summary

Mood swings 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 Lexapro, and have Contraception . We study 74,977 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,183 have Mood swings. Find out below who they are, when they have Mood swings and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 73,281 users)

Mood Swings

Mood swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood) has been reported by people with suicidal ideation, rashes, drug ineffective, fatigue, pain (latest reports from 28,902 Mood swings patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

74,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 1,183 people (1.58%) have Mood Swings


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Mood swings?

Time on Mirena when people have Mood Swings *:

  • < 1 month: 9.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.32 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 18.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.64 %
  • 10+ years: 0.18 %

Gender of people who have Mood Swings when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.57 %
  • male: 0.43 %

Age of people who have Mood Swings when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.94 %
  • 20-29: 38.92 %
  • 30-39: 43.33 %
  • 40-49: 13.1 %
  • 50-59: 0.86 %
  • 60+: 0.86 %

Severity if Mood Swings when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 57.14 %
  • most severe: 9.52 %

How people recovered from Mood Swings **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (739 people)
  • Menorrhagia (78 people)
  • Depression (30 people)
  • Birth Control And Family Planning (24 people)
  • Adhd (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lexapro (25 people)
  • Xanax (23 people)
  • Clonazepam (23 people)
  • Ambien (23 people)
  • Crestor (22 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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