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Review: could Mirena cause Sciatic nerve dysfunction?

We study 62,541 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 62,889 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Sciatic nerve dysfunction

Sciatic nerve dysfunction (a condition in which the sciatic nerve conducts impulses abnormally) (latest reports from 44,930 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 62,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 13 people (0.02%) have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction. They amount to 0.03% of all the 44,921 people who have Sciatic Nerve Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Was diagnosed after Mirena about a 1 afterwards had another placed after two miscarriages and have massive issues and side effects of graves again. When I had the first removed my graves went into remission. Now it is all over the map having the second mirena removed.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I've had flank pain on my left side for several months now. Some days its awful some days slim to none. Usually when I take 800 mg of Ibuprofen they pain is tolerable. I went to the doctor for it once and they associated it with being a muscle pain, and gave me a relaxer. That makes me tired and doesn't help. They also gave me an antibiotic because I tested positive for a UTI.

    Any ideas? Could the pain be from my Mirena?

    Reply

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