Review: could Mirena cause Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction?


Sciatic nerve dysfunction is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Ambien, and have Contraception . We study 94,134 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Sciatic nerve dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatic nerve dysfunction and more.

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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,629 users)

Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction

Sciatic nerve dysfunction (a condition in which the sciatic nerve conducts impulses abnormally) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 11,239 Sciatic nerve dysfunction patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

94,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 35 people (0.04%) have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Sciatic nerve dysfunction?

Time on Mirena when people have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 38.89 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 3.12 %
  • 20-29: 25.0 %
  • 30-39: 21.88 %
  • 40-49: 50.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (24 people, 68.57%)
  • Plasma Cell Myeloma (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Endometriosis (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Uterine Leiomyoma (1 person, 2.86%)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person, 2.86%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zantac (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Prednisone (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Ibuprofen (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Aredia (2 people, 5.71%)
  • Ambien (2 people, 5.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (11 people, 31.43%)
  • Pain In Extremity (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Genital Haemorrhage (6 people, 17.14%)
  • Abdominal Pain (6 people, 17.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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