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Review: could Mirena cause Urinary tract infection?

Summary: 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 - 2 years, also take medication Antibiotics, and have Birth control.

We study 62,603 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 399 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.

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Mirena

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,955 Mirena users)

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 73,291 Urinary tract infection patients)

On Mar, 25, 2015: 62,603 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 408 people (0.65%) have Urinary Tract Infection.

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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