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Review: could Mirena cause Vulvovaginal dryness?

We study 62,540 people who have side effects while taking Mirena from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Vulvovaginal dryness. Find out below who they are, when they have Vulvovaginal dryness and more.

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Mirena (latest outcomes from 62,889 users) has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control.

Vulvovaginal dryness

Vulvovaginal dryness (latest reports from 8,058 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, osteopenia, birth control, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 62,534 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena. Among them, 37 people (0.06%) have Vulvovaginal Dryness. They amount to 0.46% of all the 8,040 people who have Vulvovaginal Dryness on eHealthMe.

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%16.67%16.67%58.33%8.33%0.00%0.00%

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

Vulvovaginal dryness0.00%0.00%0.00%26.09%60.87%13.04%0.00%0.00%

Severity of Vulvovaginal dryness when taking Mirena ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Vulvovaginal dryness0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Vulvovaginal dryness ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Contraception (27 people, 72.97%)
  2. Menorrhagia (2 people, 5.41%)
  3. Palpitations (1 people, 2.70%)
  4. Respiratory tract infection (1 people, 2.70%)
  5. Vaginal haemorrhage (1 people, 2.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tamacort (1 people, 2.70%)
  2. Toprol-xl (1 people, 2.70%)
  3. Azithromycin (1 people, 2.70%)
  4. Amoxicillin (1 people, 2.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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