Review: could Mirena cause Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)?


Summary

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Biotin, and have Contraception . We study 61,261 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). Find out below who they are, when they have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 61,357 users)

Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos)

Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing) has been reported by people with pain, gallstones, abdominal pain, stress and anxiety, cholecystitis chronic (latest reports from 3,069 Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) patients).

On Jul, 26, 2016

61,261 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 36 people (0.06%) 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: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 27.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.27 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 14.29 %
  • 20-29: 66.67 %
  • 30-39: 14.29 %
  • 40-49: 4.76 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos) **:

  • while on drug: 33.33 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (16 people)
  • Birth Control And Family Planning (2 people)
  • Stress (1 person)
  • Psoriasis (1 person)
  • Menstrual Disorder (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Myonal (1 person)
  • Methotrexate (1 person)
  • Fluocinonide (1 person)
  • Elidel (1 person)
  • Biotin (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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