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 Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This review analyzes which people have Stroke with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,847 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 261 people (0.26%) have Stroke
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Stroke *:
- < 1 month: 19.72 %
- 1 - 6 months: 29.58 %
- 6 - 12 months: 8.45 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.68 %
- 2 - 5 years: 19.72 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.86 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Stroke when taking Mirena *:
- female: 98.46 %
- male: 1.54 %
Age of people who have Stroke when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 20.92 %
- 30-39: 32.65 %
- 40-49: 41.33 %
- 50-59: 4.08 %
- 60+: 1.02 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (18 people, 6.90%)
- Diabetes (11 people, 4.21%)
- Vaginal Bleeding Between Periods (5 people, 1.92%)
- High Blood Pressure (5 people, 1.92%)
- Migraine (4 people, 1.53%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Yasmin (10 people, 3.83%)
- Avandia (10 people, 3.83%)
- Yaz (7 people, 2.68%)
- Lisinopril (6 people, 2.30%)
- Zoloft (5 people, 1.92%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Headache (27 people, 10.34%)
- Hypoaesthesia (21 people, 8.05%)
- Nausea (19 people, 7.28%)
- Dizziness (19 people, 7.28%)
- Transient Ischaemic Attack (17 people, 6.51%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I had the Mirena IUD inserted about 6 weeks ago. About 4 weeks in I wet the bed. I was shocked, but cleaned up & put it out of my mind. About a week later it happened again, now I'm very concerned. I'll be seeing the Dr. soon ! SMH
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 ...
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Hi, my 81 year old dad had a TIA this weekend, he is on Lanzapropole once daily as he really does suffer with bad abdominal pains and weight loss, can I just ask please can this drug actually contribute to TIA's ? Thank you xx
I am on mirena as have started getting dark patches on my cheeks. I want my IUD removed because of this but want to know if there is any chance at all that my skin will improve when I have it removed. Please someone give me something to grasp on to as it is really bothering me. My dark patches ...
Hi my husband had a stroke 5 years ago caused by blocked neck arteries and is right side paralysed, he now has tenesmus which is horrendous,just wondering if anyone else has this condition and what treatment they have been given.