eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Review: could Mirena cause Stomach pain?

Summary: Stomach pain could be caused by Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Wellbutrin, and have Contraception.

We study 62,483 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,200 have Stomach pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach pain and more.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,832 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Stomach pain

Stomach pain (latest reports from 614,366 patients) has been reported by people with birth control, high blood pressure, crohn's disease, pain, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 6, 2014: 62,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 4,200 people (6.71%) have Stomach Pain. They amount to 0.69% of all the 611,228 people who have Stomach Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Stomach pain in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Stomach pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Stomach pain32.09%31.07%12.15%12.70%10.58%1.21%0.20%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Stomach pain0.00%0.00%6.13%46.38%32.82%13.72%0.78%0.18%

Severity of Stomach pain when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Stomach pain12.50%50.00%37.50%0.00%

How people recovered from Stomach pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Stomach pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (2,957 people, 70.40%)
  2. Menorrhagia (298 people, 7.10%)
  3. Endometriosis (37 people, 0.88%)
  4. Dysmenorrhoea (31 people, 0.74%)
  5. Anxiety (30 people, 0.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Wellbutrin (44 people, 1.05%)
  2. Ibuprofen (32 people, 0.76%)
  3. Yaz (24 people, 0.57%)
  4. Synthroid (20 people, 0.48%)
  5. Vitamin tab (20 people, 0.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: Mirena, Stomach pain

You can also:

On eHealthMe, Mirena (levonorgestrel) is often used for birth control. Find out below the conditions Mirena is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Mirena used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Pain in abdomen (left side) when urinating

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I have been diagnosed with anxiety, emotioally unstable personality, anxiety, depression, migraines, non-epiltpic attacks, sleep seizures, night terrors, and PTSD
    Have recently had coil fitted very tired

    Reply

  • From this study (11 months ago):

  • I DO NOT recommend this device for ANYONE. I have had it for 13 months and it has completely changed every aspect of my life. All of my symptoms began around the 12-month mark except the excess vaginal secretions and odor which began almost instantly. I also blacked out for the first time in my ife while using Mirena which was the most terrifying experience I have ever had.

    It does prevent pregnancy but it is ruining my physical and mental health. I hope to have it removed soon.
    Hopefully this will help anyone out there in my situation. You don't have to take my word for it either. Research it on your own.

    Reply

    Lisa on Mar, 9, 2013:

    I am 34 yr old female who chose to have the IUD placed for painful/heavy periods after having side effects from oral birth control. I had it placed 3 months ago. Since then I have had severe mood swings ranging from anger/aggitation to severe depression. I have gain 15 pounds (in 3 months), all in my abdomen- I look 6-7 months pregnant and no longer fit in any of my pants. I have severe headaches from the moment I wake up until I go to bed- to the point it feels like my head will explode- I take 3 aleve daily and that does nothing for the pain. I have no sex drive, and started having vaginal dryness- for which I was prescibed a vaginal estrogen cream.When the IUD was placed, I bled for almost the whole 3 months to the point I am anemic. I have changed NOTHING in my lifestyle since having the Mirena placed- I am active, work out 3-4 days a week, eat healthy. So, since having the Mirena placed I am on Iron for anemia, been on 2 different anti-depressants, have a vaginal cream. I have called my Dr who said all these side effects are 'normal'. It is not NORMAL for me- I am NOT the same person I was only 3 months ago. I am having this taken out as soon as possible. I am a nurse, and thought I researched this enough, until I started reading these blogs and see how many women have had the same side effects. Some women have had none. I STRONGLY encourage any woman to read more than what the medical and IUD websites state- read what real women are feeling.

    Reply

    Mandy on Mar, 10, 2013:

    I have been having some of the same effects I informed my OB/GYN that I would probly want top have it removed. They told me that the insurance said when they paid for it I would have to try it for six months.I didn't remember them telling me that nore did I sign an agreement. When I got upset about this they sent me a letter that they dropped me as a patient. Now how am I supposed to get this thing out?

    Reply

    Maria on Jun, 2, 2013:

    I had my mirena put in 11 months ago for horrible cramps and heavy periods. I started having breast tenderness, severe mood swings, then milky nipple drainage. I was also having pregnancy symptoms. I reported ithese symptoms to my object/gyn and dismissed them. I was pissed. I took matters into my own hand. I consulted a homeopathic doctor. I take some supplements from natures sunshine called liver balance and proactizyme. I feel sooooooo much better. If i deviate from the amount im supposed to take all the symptoms come back. Good luck to you. Know there is hope for feeling better.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Mirena, Stomach pain

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Poisened by fenofibrate
    it started in Apr. 2013. I would eat and get sick to my stomach. I would have severe shooting pains in my stomach area. My bowels were loose and would stay that way. Or at times I would just be nauseated for no apparent reason. My mouth got dry and I began having dizzy spells. Those last two symptom ...

  • Mirena /pulmonary embolism
    Hi , I was on mirena @ six weeks post delivery of my second sons birth in August of 2011. In march of 2013 I felt extremely tired , sluggish , like I was sick . I also was experiencing tachycardia and fever . I went in to docs and he said I had a respiratory infection and sent me home with an inhale ...

  • Febrero 2014 - daniel alberto romero
    The dosis: Flecainida-Diondel: 100 mg (twice a day) - Pradaxa-Dabigatran Etexilato: 150 mg twice a day - Bisoprolol fumarato-Corbis: 2.5 mg daily sometimes I get a chest pain and other days an acid sensation coming from the stomach. I assign these drugs as to be the cause as I never felt this wa ...

More reviews for: Mirena, Stomach pain

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related study

- Mirena side effects

 

Related symptom

- Stomach Pain

 

 

Recent user comments

- "Began 5 year follow up drug treatment for breast canc ... " (1 hour ago)

- "momentary tingling during exercise, in fingers, when ... " (5 hours ago)

- "Do drugs cause histamine intolerance? Severe red ras ... " (12 hours ago)

- "Recently Dxd w/ toxic multinodular goiter/hyperthyroi ... " (12 hours ago)

- "I was given Synarel in the early 90s to try to treat ... " (15 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Md
- Autoimmune Thyroiditis
- Septicaemia Herpetic
- Lymphocyte Count Abnormal
- Suspiciousness

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.