Review: could Mirena cause Sciatica?
Summary: Sciatica 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 62,609 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Sciatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Sciatica and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,963 Mirena users)
Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 7,150 Sciatica patients)
On Apr, 17, 2015: 62,603 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Sciatica.
Time on Mirena when people have Sciatica * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Mirena * :
Severity of Sciatica when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Sciatica ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (8 people, 57.14%)
- Endometriosis (1 people, 7.14%)
- Pregnancy (1 people, 7.14%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vicodin (1 people, 7.14%)
- Nexium (1 people, 7.14%)
- Celebrex (1 people, 7.14%)
- Ibuprofen (1 people, 7.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Plan B One-step for a 16-year old girl with Pregnancy On Oral Contraceptive. The patient has Nausea, Bladder Discomfort, Uti - Acute, Breast Tenderness
- A study of side effects of Mirena for a 26-year old woman with Birth Control. The patient has Urinary Retention
- A study of drug interactions between Vitamin A, Mirena for a 31-year old woman with Over All Health And M.s., Birth Control, Endometriosis. The patient has Moodiness, Breast Enlargement
- A study of drug interactions between Mirena, Pantoprazole, Vyvanse, Divalproex, Escitalopram for a 30-year old woman with Birth Control, Ibs, Adhd, Bipolar Disorder, Depression. The patient has Lactation Disorder
- A study of drug interactions between Pulmicort Flexhaler, Proair Hfa, Mirena for a 35-year old woman with Asthma, Birth Control. The patient has Nipple Pain, Insomnia, Thirst, Heart Pounding Or Racing, Confusion, Muscle Aches, Headache, Dizziness, Nosebleed, Hypoglycaemia
Recent Mirena related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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