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 62,603 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 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 62,955 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 7,147 Sciatica patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 62,602 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:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Plan B for a 35-year old woman with Emergency Contraception. The patient has Nipple Discharge - Abnormal
- A study of drug interactions between Promethazine, Premarin for a 45-year old woman with Gastroparesis, Menopause. The patient has Sciatica Aggravated
- A study of side effects of Mirena for a 27-year old woman with Pregnancy On Oral Contraceptive. The patient has Numbness And Tingling (unusual prickling sensations)
- A study of side effects of Mirena for a 35-year old woman with Endometriosis. The patient has Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)
- A study of drug interactions between Tramadol, Riluzole, Levothyroxine Sodium for a 59-year old woman with Pain, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Hypothyroidism. The patient has Dysphagia, Jaw Disorder, Sciatica, Spinal Osteoarthritis, Neck, Shoulder And Arm Syndrome, Hip Pain, Muscle Twitching, Weakness
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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