Review: could Mirena cause Ovarian cyst (Ovarian cysts)?
Summary: Ovarian cyst is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Yaz, and have Birth control.
We study 62,603 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 827 have Ovarian cyst. Find out below who they are, when they have Ovarian cyst and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,955 Mirena users)
Ovarian cyst (fluid filled sac of the ovary) has been reported by people with birth control, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain. (latest reports from 7,024 Ovarian cyst patients)
On Mar, 16, 2015: 62,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 827 people (1.32%) have Ovarian Cyst.
Time on Mirena when people have Ovarian cyst * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Ovarian cyst||8.80%||29.83%||13.45%||24.21%||19.07%||4.65%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Ovarian cyst when taking Mirena * :
|Ovarian cyst||0.00%||0.00%||4.62%||42.92%||34.97%||16.91%||0.58%||0.00% |
Severity of Ovarian cyst when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Ovarian cyst||0.00%||66.67%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Ovarian cyst ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Ovarian cyst||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (533 people, 64.45%)
- Menorrhagia (51 people, 6.17%)
- Endometriosis (12 people, 1.45%)
- Vaginal haemorrhage (10 people, 1.21%)
- Menstruation irregular (10 people, 1.21%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Yaz (9 people, 1.09%)
- Clotrimazole (7 people, 0.85%)
- Oral contraceptive nos (7 people, 0.85%)
- Multi-vitamins (6 people, 0.73%)
- Albuterol (6 people, 0.73%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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