Mirena and Underactive thyroid - from FDA reports
Underactive thyroid is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Synthroid, and have Birth control . We study 93,496 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA. Among them, 51 have Underactive thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Underactive thyroid and more.
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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 94,704 users)
Underactive thyroid has been reported by people with osteoporosis, hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, osteopenia, depression (latest reports from 77,462 Underactive thyroid patients).
On Feb, 25, 2017
93,496 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 51 people (0.05%) have Underactive Thyroid
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Underactive Thyroid *:
- < 1 month: 13.04 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 17.39 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.39 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.43 %
- 5 - 10 years: 13.04 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Mirena *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Underactive Thyroid when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 2.78 %
- 20-29: 47.22 %
- 30-39: 36.11 %
- 40-49: 8.33 %
- 50-59: 2.78 %
- 60+: 2.78 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Birth Control (32 people, 62.75%)
- Migraine (4 people, 7.84%)
- Thyroid Diseases (2 people, 3.92%)
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (2 people, 3.92%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 3.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Synthroid (5 people, 9.80%)
- Tylenol (4 people, 7.84%)
- Zometa (3 people, 5.88%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 5.88%)
- Fosamax (3 people, 5.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (15 people, 29.41%)
- Weight Increased (14 people, 27.45%)
- Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 25.49%)
- Nausea (9 people, 17.65%)
- Dizziness (9 people, 17.65%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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