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 62,603 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 62,955 Mirena users)
Vulvovaginal dryness has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, osteopenia, birth control, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 2,183 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.
Time on Mirena when people have Vulvovaginal dryness * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vulvovaginal dryness||0.00%||23.08%||15.38%||53.85%||7.69%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Vulvovaginal dryness when taking Mirena * :
|Vulvovaginal dryness||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||29.17%||58.33%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00% |
Severity of Vulvovaginal dryness when taking Mirena ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Vulvovaginal dryness||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Vulvovaginal dryness ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Vulvovaginal dryness||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Contraception (27 people, 71.05%)
- Menorrhagia (2 people, 5.26%)
- Respiratory tract infection (1 people, 2.63%)
- Palpitations (1 people, 2.63%)
- Vaginal haemorrhage (1 people, 2.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Toprol-xl (1 people, 2.63%)
- Tamacort (1 people, 2.63%)
- Azithromycin (1 people, 2.63%)
- Vitamin d (1 people, 2.63%)
- Amoxicillin (1 people, 2.63%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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