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Review: could Mirena cause Urinary tract infection?

Summary: Urinary tract infection could be caused by Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Antibiotics, and have Contraception.

We study 62,483 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 408 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Mirena

Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,832 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 450,286 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 62,483 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 408 people (0.65%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.09% of all the 453,423 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection9.52%21.43%14.88%29.17%19.64%5.36%0.00%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.30%5.72%44.58%30.12%18.67%0.60%0.00%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Urinary tract infection0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Urinary tract infection25.00%25.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (240 people, 58.82%)
  2. Menorrhagia (27 people, 6.62%)
  3. Endometriosis (13 people, 3.19%)
  4. Vulvovaginal candidiasis (10 people, 2.45%)
  5. Thyroidectomy (9 people, 2.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Antibiotics (16 people, 3.92%)
  2. Antimycotics (10 people, 2.45%)
  3. Albuterol (9 people, 2.21%)
  4. Levothyroxine sodium (7 people, 1.72%)
  5. Bactrim ds (7 people, 1.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Mirena was placed after giving birth.With-in a yr behavior had gradually changed- to reckless behavior,financial instability, drugs stealing- other illegal activities. At 3 yrs old baby was taken & still unable to manage a normal stable life to this day - marena iud was removed approx 3 wks ago - waiting now to see the out come

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  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • Mirena was placed after giving birth.With-in a yr behavior had gradually changed- to reckless behavior,financial instability, drugs stealing- other illegalactivities. At 3 yrs old baby was taken & still unable to manage a normal stable life to this day - marena iud was removed approx 3 wks ago - waiting now to see the out come

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • i only recover after a course of antibiotics for urinary tract infection. I have stopped and started a few times taking pseudoephedrine and each time i take it i get urinary tract infection after

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