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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 Birth control.

We study 62,603 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 has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,955 Mirena users)

Sciatic nerve dysfunction

Sciatic nerve dysfunction (a condition in which the sciatic nerve conducts impulses abnormally) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 7,101 Sciatic nerve dysfunction patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 62,603 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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