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Review: could Mirena cause Sciatic nerve dysfunction (Sciatica)?

Summary: 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 Vicodin, and have Contraception.

We study 62,568 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Sciatic nerve dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatic nerve dysfunction and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,922 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

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Sciatic nerve dysfunction

Sciatic nerve dysfunction (a condition in which the sciatic nerve conducts impulses abnormally) (latest reports from 7,068 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

Trend of Sciatic nerve dysfunction reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 62,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 13 people (0.02%) have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction.

Trend of Sciatic nerve dysfunction in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Sciatic nerve dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sciatic nerve dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%14.29%71.43%0.00%

Age of people who have Sciatic nerve dysfunction when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatic nerve dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.00%7.69%23.08%69.23%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Sciatic nerve dysfunction when taking Mirena ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Sciatic nerve dysfunction ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (8 people, 61.54%)
  2. Endometriosis (1 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vicodin (1 people, 7.69%)
  2. Nexium (1 people, 7.69%)
  3. Celebrex (1 people, 7.69%)
  4. Ibuprofen (1 people, 7.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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