Review: could Mirena cause Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 62,555 people who take Mirena. Among them, 31 have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos). See who they are, when they have Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,806 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control, endometriosis. Commonly reported side effects of Mirena include device expulsion, vaginal haemorrhage, device dislocation, pregnancy with contraceptive device, abdominal pain aggravated.
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos)
Polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) (cysts in the ovaries that occurs when the follicle stops developing) (latest reports from 5,718 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, depression, epilepsy, stress and anxiety.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 58,883 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 31 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%||15.79%||63.16%||15.79%||5.26%||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 (15 people, 48.39%)
- Dysmenorrhoea (2 people, 6.45%)
- Menstrual disorder (2 people, 6.45%)
- Birth control and family planning (1 people, 3.23%)
- Birth control (1 people, 3.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (2 people, 6.45%)
- Multi-vitamin (1 people, 3.23%)
- Biotin (1 people, 3.23%)
- Fluocinonide (1 people, 3.23%)
- Clobetasol (1 people, 3.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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