Review: could Mirena cause Stomach Pain?


Stomach pain is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Wellbutrin, and have Contraception . We study 72,935 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,669 have Stomach pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach pain and more.

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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 73,281 users)

Stomach Pain

Stomach pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, abdominal pain upper, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 86,320 Stomach pain patients).

On Aug, 18, 2016

72,935 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 4,669 people (6.4%) have Stomach Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Stomach pain?

Time on Mirena when people have Stomach Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 29.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.89 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.87 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.76 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.17 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 1.32 %
  • 10+ years: 0.22 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 99.7 %
  • male: 0.3 %

Age of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.03 %
  • 10-19: 5.83 %
  • 20-29: 46.81 %
  • 30-39: 33.15 %
  • 40-49: 13.13 %
  • 50-59: 0.7 %
  • 60+: 0.35 %

Severity if Stomach Pain when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 6.67 %
  • moderate: 46.67 %
  • severe: 46.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Stomach Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 8.33 %
  • not yet: 91.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (3,103 people)
  • Menorrhagia (239 people)
  • Depression (88 people)
  • Abdominal Pain (46 people)
  • Endometriosis (34 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Wellbutrin (76 people)
  • Ibuprofen (48 people)
  • Xanax (37 people)
  • Lexapro (37 people)
  • Clonazepam (27 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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