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 . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 35 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 Mirena 94,701 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, osteopenia, multiple sclerosis, pain (latest reports from 11,266 Sciatica patients).
On Jan, 22, 2017
93,496 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%)
- Genital Haemorrhage (6 people, 17.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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