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Review: could Mirena cause Vulvovaginal dryness?

Summary: Vulvovaginal dryness is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Toprol-xl, and have Birth control.

We study 62,609 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Vulvovaginal dryness. Find out below who they are, when they have Vulvovaginal dryness 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)

Vulvovaginal dryness

Vulvovaginal dryness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, osteopenia, birth control, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,184 Vulvovaginal dryness patients)

On Mar, 29, 2015: 62,603 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 38 people (0.06%) have Vulvovaginal Dryness.

Trend of Vulvovaginal dryness in Mirena reports

Time on Mirena when people have Vulvovaginal dryness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vulvovaginal dryness0.00%23.08%15.38%53.85%7.69%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Vulvovaginal dryness when taking Mirena * :

Vulvovaginal dryness0.00%0.00%0.00%29.17%58.33%12.50%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Vulvovaginal dryness when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vulvovaginal dryness0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vulvovaginal dryness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Vulvovaginal dryness0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (27 people, 71.05%)
  2. Menorrhagia (2 people, 5.26%)
  3. Respiratory tract infection (1 people, 2.63%)
  4. Palpitations (1 people, 2.63%)
  5. Vaginal haemorrhage (1 people, 2.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Toprol-xl (1 people, 2.63%)
  2. Tamacort (1 people, 2.63%)
  3. Azithromycin (1 people, 2.63%)
  4. Vitamin d (1 people, 2.63%)
  5. Amoxicillin (1 people, 2.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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