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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 Contraception.

We study 62,568 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Mirena and have Sciatica >>>

Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,918 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Sciatica

Sciatica (a set of symptoms including pain caused by general compression or irritation of one of five spinal nerve roots of each sciatic nerve) (latest reports from 45,072 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

On Nov, 13, 2014: 62,568 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 14 people (0.02%) have Sciatica.

Trend of Sciatica in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Sciatica * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%12.50%75.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%21.43%64.29%7.14%0.00%

Severity of Sciatica when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Sciatica0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Sciatica ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (8 people, 57.14%)
  2. Endometriosis (1 people, 7.14%)
  3. Pregnancy (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vicodin (1 people, 7.14%)
  2. Nexium (1 people, 7.14%)
  3. Celebrex (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Ibuprofen (1 people, 7.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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