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Review: could Mirena cause Optic neuritis?
We study 62,559 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Optic neuritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Optic neuritis and more.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,895 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Optic neuritis (optic nerve inflammation) (latest reports from 18,484 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease.
On Sep, 1, 2014: 62,541 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 11 people (0.02%) have Optic Neuritis. They amount to 0.06% of all the 18,310 people who have Optic Neuritis on eHealthMe.
Time on Mirena when people have Optic neuritis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Optic neuritis||0.00%||25.00%||50.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Optic neuritis when taking Mirena * :
|Optic neuritis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||44.44%||22.22%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Optic neuritis when taking Mirena ** :
How people recovered from Optic neuritis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (2 people, 18.18%)
- Menorrhagia (2 people, 18.18%)
- Menstrual disorder (1 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nasonex (1 people, 9.09%)
- Vitamin tab (1 people, 9.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I've had flank pain on my left side for several months now. Some days its awful some days slim to none. Usually when I take 800 mg of Ibuprofen they pain is tolerable. I went to the doctor for it once and they associated it with being a muscle pain, and gave me a relaxer. That makes me tired and doesn't help. They also gave me an antibiotic because I tested positive for a UTI.
Any ideas? Could the pain be from my Mirena?
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