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Review: could Mirena cause Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) (Polycystic ovary disease)?
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 Metformin hcl, and have Contraception.
We study 62,568 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 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 (latest outcomes from 62,918 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing) (latest reports from 6,065 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, migraine, depression, epilepsy.
On Oct, 26, 2014: 62,559 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 33 people (0.05%) have Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (pcos).
Time on Mirena when people have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)||0.00%||20.00%||30.00%||10.00%||20.00%||20.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) when taking Mirena * :
|Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)||0.00%||0.00%||15.00%||65.00%||15.00%||5.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)||50.00%||0.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (16 people, 48.48%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (2 people, 6.06%)
- Menstrual disorder (2 people, 6.06%)
- Birth control and family planning (1 people, 3.03%)
- Birth control (1 people, 3.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (2 people, 6.06%)
- Multi-vitamin (1 people, 3.03%)
- Methotrexate (1 people, 3.03%)
- Biotin (1 people, 3.03%)
- Elidel (1 people, 3.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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