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 93,496 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Feb, 24, 2017
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 254 people (0.27%) have Stroke
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Stroke *:
- < 1 month: 19.7 %
- 1 - 6 months: 28.79 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.09 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
- 2 - 5 years: 21.21 %
- 5 - 10 years: 7.58 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Mirena *:
- female: 98.41 %
- male: 1.59 %
Age of people who have Stroke when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 21.58 %
- 30-39: 33.68 %
- 40-49: 39.47 %
- 50-59: 4.21 %
- 60+: 1.05 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (111 people, 43.70%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (18 people, 7.09%)
- Diabetes (11 people, 4.33%)
- Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods (5 people, 1.97%)
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 1.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Yasmin (10 people, 3.94%)
- Avandia (10 people, 3.94%)
- Yaz (7 people, 2.76%)
- Lisinopril (6 people, 2.36%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 1.97%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (26 people, 10.24%)
- Hypoaesthesia (21 people, 8.27%)
- Dizziness (19 people, 7.48%)
- Nausea (18 people, 7.09%)
- Migraine (17 people, 6.69%)
* 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 94,710 users)
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 170,419 Stroke patients).
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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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