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 Birth control.
We study 62,603 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 770 have Pain during sex. Find out below who they are, when they have Pain during sex 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)
Pain during sex
On Feb, 26, 2015: 62,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 770 people (1.23%) have Pain During Sex.
Time on Mirena when people have Pain during sex * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pain during sex||11.70%||25.89%||16.67%||26.95%||17.38%||1.06%||0.35% |
Age of people who have Pain during sex when taking Mirena * :
|Pain during sex||0.00%||0.00%||7.12%||54.87%||30.71%||6.93%||0.37%||0.00% |
Severity of Pain during sex when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Pain during sex||0.00%||33.33%||33.33%||33.33% |
How people recovered from Pain during sex ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Pain during sex||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (507 people, 65.84%)
- Menorrhagia (20 people, 2.60%)
- Pain (8 people, 1.04%)
- Thyroidectomy (6 people, 0.78%)
- Menstrual disorder (5 people, 0.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vicodin (6 people, 0.78%)
- Levothyroxine sodium (6 people, 0.78%)
- Prozac (5 people, 0.65%)
- Topamax (5 people, 0.65%)
- Unknown drug (5 people, 0.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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