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Review: could Mirena cause Vision blurred?

Summary: Vision blurred could be caused by Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Amitril, and have Contraception.

We study 62,483 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 206 have Vision blurred. Find out below who they are, when they have Vision blurred 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.

Vision blurred

Vision blurred (latest reports from 305,561 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 62,587 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 206 people (0.33%) have Vision Blurred. They amount to 0.07% of all the 304,913 people who have Vision Blurred on eHealthMe.

Trend of Vision blurred in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Vision blurred * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vision blurred12.61%43.24%14.41%4.50%18.92%6.31%0.00%

Age of people who have Vision blurred when taking Mirena * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vision blurred0.00%0.00%1.67%31.11%44.44%22.78%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Vision blurred when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vision blurred0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vision blurred ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (122 people, 59.22%)
  2. Menorrhagia (17 people, 8.25%)
  3. Sleep disorder (10 people, 4.85%)
  4. Anaemia (8 people, 3.88%)
  5. Pain (7 people, 3.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Amitril (8 people, 3.88%)
  2. Mefenamic acid (6 people, 2.91%)
  3. Neurontin (5 people, 2.43%)
  4. Rivotril (5 people, 2.43%)
  5. Centrum performance (5 people, 2.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Andrea Markham (3 years ago):

I have had mirena now almpst 8 years and the whole time have had vision issues, depression and loss of sexual drive. I never knew it could effect vision so im off to talk to my doctor as the 3 issues only started afew weeks after getting my first mirena.
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  • 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 (1 hour 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 (4 days ago):

  • I took this drug for 5 weeks and then my vision blurred. I also had low sodium results from this drug.

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    Concerned friend on Apr, 15, 2014:

    I have a 40 yr old friend who has been using Klima antiperspirant for the last couple of years. He swears by it but last year he tells me he can't play cricket any more because he can't see the ball. He is also now complaining of difficulty reading. In the research I have done no-one seems to want to make a connection between the use of a strong antiperspirant and vision problems. My friend preaches how good Klima is. I wouldn't like to be the one to tell him if it was the cause of his altered vision.

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