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Review: could Mirena cause Pain during sex (Sexual intercourse - painful)?

We study 62,559 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 769 have Pain during sex. Find out below who they are, when they have Pain during sex and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,914 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Pain during sex

On Oct, 26, 2014: 62,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 769 people (1.23%) have Pain During Sex.

Trend of Pain during sex in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Pain during sex * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pain during sex11.74%25.98%16.73%27.05%17.08%1.07%0.36%

Age of people who have Pain during sex when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pain during sex0.00%0.00%7.13%54.97%30.58%6.94%0.38%0.00%

Severity of Pain during sex when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pain during sex0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Pain during sex ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pain during sex0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (507 people, 65.93%)
  2. Menorrhagia (20 people, 2.60%)
  3. Pain (8 people, 1.04%)
  4. Thyroidectomy (6 people, 0.78%)
  5. Menstrual disorder (5 people, 0.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vicodin (6 people, 0.78%)
  2. Levothyroxine sodium (6 people, 0.78%)
  3. Prozac (5 people, 0.65%)
  4. Topamax (5 people, 0.65%)
  5. Unknown drug (5 people, 0.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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