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 Aleve /01515801/, and have Contraception . We study 61,258 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

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 61,356 users)

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) has been reported by people with earache, taste loss, drug ineffective, drowsiness, breast dysplasia (latest reports from 6,711 Sciatica patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

61,258 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 13 people (0.02%) have Sciatica


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Sciatica?

Time on Mirena when people have Sciatica *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 71.43 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.69 %
  • 30-39: 23.08 %
  • 40-49: 69.23 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (8 people)
  • Endometriosis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vicodin (1 person)
  • Nexium (1 person)
  • Ibuprofen (1 person)
  • Celebrex (1 person)
  • Aleve /01515801/ (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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