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Review: could Mirena cause Vaginal discharge?

Summary: Vaginal discharge 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 Cyclizine, and have Birth control.

We study 62,609 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 792 have Vaginal discharge. Find out below who they are, when they have Vaginal discharge and more.

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Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. (latest outcomes from 62,963 Mirena users)

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal discharge has been reported by people with birth control, post coital contraception, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 4,733 Vaginal discharge patients)

On Mar, 27, 2015: 62,603 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 792 people (1.27%) have Vaginal Discharge.

Trend of Vaginal discharge in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Vaginal discharge * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vaginal discharge20.47%28.37%17.21%13.95%17.67%2.33%0.00%

Age of people who have Vaginal discharge when taking Mirena * :

Vaginal discharge0.00%0.00%6.62%42.68%36.06%13.76%0.87%0.00%

Severity of Vaginal discharge when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vaginal discharge0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vaginal discharge ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vaginal discharge0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (514 people, 64.90%)
  2. Menorrhagia (42 people, 5.30%)
  3. Endometriosis (16 people, 2.02%)
  4. Uterine leiomyoma (16 people, 2.02%)
  5. Menstrual disorder (12 people, 1.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Cyclizine (8 people, 1.01%)
  2. Flagyl (6 people, 0.76%)
  3. Ambien (6 people, 0.76%)
  4. Valtrex (5 people, 0.63%)
  5. Acetaminophen (5 people, 0.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Bettyboop83 (3 years ago):

Australia Female 27yrs old. I have had 4 mirena's. 2 of which lead to falling pregnant and dissolving and surgery to remove the rest. The 3rd was removed at my local women's hosptial due to being 7 weeks pregnant. My beautiful healthy girl is now 3.Yet again I have another due to medical reason's and this time getting major side effects and this is one, the mirena is great if you can manage the crazy thinys it doesto your body
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