Mirena and Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) - from FDA reports


Summary

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Metformin, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 93,496 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 09, 2017

93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 77 people (0.08%) have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?

Time on Mirena when people have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) *:

  • < 1 month: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.95 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.9 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.26 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 5.08 %
  • 20-29: 66.1 %
  • 30-39: 23.73 %
  • 40-49: 5.08 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (46 people, 59.74%)
  • Genital Haemorrhage (4 people, 5.19%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (2 people, 2.60%)
  • Pelvic Pain (1 person, 1.30%)
  • Joint Pain (1 person, 1.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xyrem (2 people, 2.60%)
  • Synthroid (2 people, 2.60%)
  • Percocet (2 people, 2.60%)
  • Motrin (2 people, 2.60%)
  • Metformin (2 people, 2.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pelvic Pain (21 people, 27.27%)
  • Pain (17 people, 22.08%)
  • Genital Haemorrhage (16 people, 20.78%)
  • Abdominal Pain (16 people, 20.78%)
  • Abdominal Pain Lower (15 people, 19.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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