Mirena and Stroke - from FDA reports
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:
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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Do you have Stroke when taking Mirena?
Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 98,247 users)
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 186,130 Stroke patients).
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I was diagnosed with Cervical Dystonia in 2007 - the same year I started using Mirena. Have had two inserts in the last 10 years. Getting ready to have new insert put in. Just curious if anyone thinks by Dystonia could be caused by Mirena.
I have had my mirena inserted now for just over 5 years and after about a year or so I developed a photosensitivity. I have never had a problem in the sun and am attributing it from my mirena. Has anyone else had this problem? I am having it removed on Friday and I am hoping I will be able to ...
I had the Mirena IUD for approx. 5 years. During that time I experienced the following: extreme fatigue, significant weight gain, inability to lose weight despite diet and exercise, hair loss, acne, joint pain, insulin resistance (pre diabetes), foggy thinking, irritability, and swelling in ...
I had several severe anaphylaxic reactions a year ago, which would have been 8 years after my mirena was inserted. Could it still have active ingredients that could have caused it, of maybe a build up over a number of years?
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