Review: could Mirena cause Urinary Tract Infection?


Urinary tract infection is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xanax, and have Contraception . We study 74,977 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 505 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from Mirena 73,281 users)

Urinary Tract Infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 73,693 Urinary tract infection patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

74,977 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 505 people (0.67%) have Urinary Tract Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Urinary tract infection?

Time on Mirena when people have Urinary Tract Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 11.27 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 26.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.55 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20.19 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.07 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.63 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 98.6 %
  • male: 1.4 %

Age of people who have Urinary Tract Infection when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 5.57 %
  • 20-29: 41.38 %
  • 30-39: 31.3 %
  • 40-49: 19.1 %
  • 50-59: 1.33 %
  • 60+: 1.06 %

Severity if Urinary Tract Infection when taking Mirena **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 50 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Urinary Tract Infection **:

  • while on drug: 25 %
  • after off the drug: 25 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Contraception (289 people)
  • Menorrhagia (32 people)
  • Depression (26 people)
  • Sleep Aid (20 people)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome (20 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xanax (26 people)
  • Ambien (25 people)
  • Lexapro (23 people)
  • Crestor (21 people)
  • Adderall 10 (20 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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