Review: could Mirena cause Underactive Thyroid?


Summary

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 Contraception . We study 61,259 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 34 have Underactive thyroid. Find out below who they are, when they have Underactive thyroid and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 61,357 users)

Underactive Thyroid

Underactive thyroid has been reported by people with leukoplakia, growth retardation (latest reports from 45,677 Underactive thyroid patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

61,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 34 people (0.06%) have Underactive Thyroid


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Underactive thyroid?

Time on Mirena when people have Underactive Thyroid *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5.88 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.88 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.65 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 41.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 29.41 %
  • 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: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 39.13 %
  • 30-39: 30.43 %
  • 40-49: 26.09 %
  • 50-59: 4.35 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Severity if Underactive Thyroid when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 57.14 %
  • severe: 42.86 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Underactive Thyroid **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 60 %
  • not yet: 40 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (27 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (15 people)
  • Hashimoto's Disease (14 people)
  • Depression Postpartum (excl Psychosis) (14 people)
  • Blood Clot In The Legs (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Synthroid (18 people)
  • Humira (15 people)
  • Prednisone (14 people)
  • Leflunomide (14 people)
  • Lamictal Xr (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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