Mirena and Depression - from FDA reports
Depression is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zoloft, and have Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This review analyzes which people have Depression with Mirena. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 98,847 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Oct, 22, 2017
98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 3,136 people (3.17%) have Depression
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Depression *:
- < 1 month: 5.24 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.04 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.64 %
- 1 - 2 years: 22.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 31.15 %
- 5 - 10 years: 8.45 %
- 10+ years: 0.36 %
Gender of people who have Depression when taking Mirena *:
- female: 99.33 %
- male: 0.67 %
Age of people who have Depression when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.04 %
- 2-9: 0.11 %
- 10-19: 3.38 %
- 20-29: 48.68 %
- 30-39: 34.62 %
- 40-49: 11.24 %
- 50-59: 1.45 %
- 60+: 0.48 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (264 people, 8.42%)
- Stress And Anxiety (96 people, 3.06%)
- Pain (86 people, 2.74%)
- Asthma (41 people, 1.31%)
- High Blood Pressure (36 people, 1.15%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zoloft (71 people, 2.26%)
- Xanax (68 people, 2.17%)
- Motrin (67 people, 2.14%)
- Percocet (61 people, 1.95%)
- Flagyl (55 people, 1.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Stress And Anxiety (1,851 people, 59.02%)
- Injury (1,456 people, 46.43%)
- Emotional Distress (1,285 people, 40.98%)
- Uterine Perforation (1,256 people, 40.05%)
- Pain (971 people, 30.96%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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I had the Mirena IUD inserted about 6 weeks ago. About 4 weeks in I wet the bed. I was shocked, but cleaned up & put it out of my mind. About a week later it happened again, now I'm very concerned. I'll be seeing the Dr. soon ! SMH
I was diagnosed with Cervical Dystonia in 2007 - the same year I started using Mirena. Have had two inserts in the last 10 years. Getting ready to have new insert put in. Just curious if anyone thinks by Dystonia could be caused by Mirena.
User reviews to the study
Even my endocrinologist does not know why I am depressed on Victoria. This is some no joke depression and so bummed because this drug is amazing at keeping my sugars in total control. Has anyone found out medically why it causes depression?
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Hello, my son is 6.5 years and on this growth hormone after a brain tumour and following cancer treatment. He's been taking the drug for a year now and he's become really badly behaved and is displaying signs of depression. Hoping for some help and advice please. Thanks
I'm depressed and have had thoughts of suicide. I feel alone and desperate for help. I've become a recluse and have a social phobia. I live in Florida, I'm female, married with a 14 YO daughter. I just hate life now.