Mirena and Sciatica - from FDA reports
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 Ibuprofen, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Sciatica with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 97,009 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 26, 2017
97,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 35 people (0.04%) have Sciatica
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Sciatica *:
- < 1 month: 5.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 38.89 %
- 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: 3.12 %
- 20-29: 25.0 %
- 30-39: 21.88 %
- 40-49: 50.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (24 people, 68.57%)
- Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 5.71%)
- Endometriosis (2 people, 5.71%)
- Uterine Leiomyoma (1 person, 2.86%)
- Osteopenia (1 person, 2.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zantac (2 people, 5.71%)
- Tylenol (2 people, 5.71%)
- Pepcid (2 people, 5.71%)
- Levaquin (2 people, 5.71%)
- Ibuprofen (2 people, 5.71%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Back Pain (11 people, 31.43%)
- Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 17.14%)
- Pain In Extremity (6 people, 17.14%)
- Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (6 people, 17.14%)
- Abdominal Pain (6 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Sciatica when taking Mirena?
Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 98,293 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, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 12,049 Sciatica patients).