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





Summary: Pain during sex is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Vicodin, and have Contraception.

We study 62,581 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Mirena and have Pain during sex >>>

Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 62,930 users)

Pain during sex

On Nov, 26, 2014: 62,568 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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  • Soon as i got the mirena two months later i started getting spots of vitiligo what should i do get the mirena removed and call and lawyer
    (Asked by a 24 year old woman who has Vitiligo, and takes Mirena)
    I got the Mirena inplanted In My uterus in Dec 2012 and Feb 2013 started to see spotes of Vitiligo I went to the dermatologist and was told that i for sure have Vitiligo.
  • Mirena causing infected ingrown toenails?
    (Asked by a 37 year old woman who has Joint Stiffness, Ingrown Toenail, and takes Mirena)
    I've had mirena for 3 months and I've already noticed regular joint stiffness even after brief periods of rest. To boot I've gotten several ingrown toenails on each foot which is very unusual because I've not changed anything in my hygiene and I've never had ingrown toenails before mirena. It's quit ...
  • Can my symptoms actually pinpoint a cause/condition? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 27 year old woman who has Vulvovaginal Dryness During Intercourse, Acne Cystic, Bilateral Stenosis, Irregularity Of Bowels, Muscle Tightness, Menstrual Periods - Heavy, Prolonged, Or Irregular, Menstruation - Painful, Painful Sexual Intercourse, Pelvic Discomfort, Chest Pain, Abdominal Bloating, Deep Knee Pain, Extreme Thigh Pain, Sometimes Bulging, Flattened/deflated & Bulging Discs, Chronic Pain, Hirsutism, and takes Soma, Norco)
    I would just like insight on this. I'm on pain management right now, but it's just to manage the pain. Every thing else has really been not taken serious by any physican it office I've been to. Is this normal stuff many woman go through? I'm just sick of feeling like this between the constant pain & ...
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    (Asked by a 47 year old woman who has Breast Cancer, and takes Norplant)
    Patients who had a norplant that developed breast cancer after it's removal. I know of 3 young women who have aggressive breast cancer and they all had norplant at some point.
  • How do i at least try to get the psychiatrist doing my follow up assessment to consider the possibility that the mirena iud was the cause of the acute psychosis i experienced?
    (Asked by a 37 year old woman who has Acute Psychosis, Mental Status Changes, Sleep Disorder, and takes Mirena)
    I had a Mirena IUD inserted on December 9th. Insertion was fine (but I think I have a pretty high tolerance for pain); but things started going downhill fast. On December 15th I had a blackout drunken episode and in January I had two puffs of a marijuna joint and believe I went briefly Psycotic. ...

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