Mirena and Stroke - from FDA reports


Summary

Stroke is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Avandia, and have Birth control. This review analyzes which people have Stroke 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, 27, 2017

97,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 259 people (0.27%) have Stroke


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Stroke?

Time on Mirena when people have Stroke *:

  • < 1 month: 20.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 30.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.57 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 98.44 %
  • male: 1.56 %

Age of people who have Stroke when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 21.13 %
  • 30-39: 32.99 %
  • 40-49: 40.72 %
  • 50-59: 4.12 %
  • 60+: 1.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Birth Control (113 people, 43.63%)
  • Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (18 people, 6.95%)
  • Diabetes (11 people, 4.25%)
  • Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods (5 people, 1.93%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 1.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yasmin (10 people, 3.86%)
  • Avandia (10 people, 3.86%)
  • Yaz (7 people, 2.70%)
  • Lisinopril (6 people, 2.32%)
  • Zoloft (5 people, 1.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Headache (26 people, 10.04%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (21 people, 8.11%)
  • Nausea (19 people, 7.34%)
  • Dizziness (19 people, 7.34%)
  • Migraine (17 people, 6.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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