Mirena and Endometriosis - from FDA reports
Endometriosis is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lupron Depot, and have Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This review analyzes which people have Endometriosis 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 Nov, 25, 2017
98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 228 people (0.23%) have Endometriosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Endometriosis *:
- < 1 month: 11.59 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.57 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.04 %
- 1 - 2 years: 18.84 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.43 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.62 %
- 10+ years: 2.9 %
Age of people who have Endometriosis when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.28 %
- 20-29: 50.27 %
- 30-39: 31.69 %
- 40-49: 10.93 %
- 50-59: 3.28 %
- 60+: 0.55 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (15 people, 6.58%)
- Pain (9 people, 3.95%)
- Migraine (6 people, 2.63%)
- Preventive Health Care (5 people, 2.19%)
- Depression (4 people, 1.75%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lupron Depot (8 people, 3.51%)
- Vicodin (6 people, 2.63%)
- Yasmin (5 people, 2.19%)
- Nuvaring (4 people, 1.75%)
- Flagyl (4 people, 1.75%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pelvic Pain (67 people, 29.39%)
- Pain (59 people, 25.88%)
- Ovarian Cysts (55 people, 24.12%)
- Injury (48 people, 21.05%)
- Abdominal Pain (47 people, 20.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Questions to the study
I just got my first shot of lupron 8 days ago to treat endometriosis. The last 4 days have been some of my worst. I've had to call out sick from work and I've been curled up on the couch all day and all night. Narcotic pain medication is the only thing that gives a little bit of relief from ...
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.
I have endometriosis and am getting Lupron Depot injections as suprressive therapy. My IBS has now turned into inflammatory bowel disease. I am in constant pain and vomit frequently. My third injection was on 6/20. I had to go to the ER on 6/21 for nonstop vomiting and severe abdominal pain. ...
User reviews to the study
I am on mirena as have started getting dark patches on my cheeks. I want my IUD removed because of this but want to know if there is any chance at all that my skin will improve when I have it removed. Please someone give me something to grasp on to as it is really bothering me. My dark patches ...
I had the marina coil removed 14months ago after having in and renewed over 16yrs..my periods have not returned I have been trying for a baby the past 14 months. I've been told my fsh is high. And they believe I've been through my menopause and now want me to take hrt. I am not willing to five ...
I had Mirena coil inserted for endometrial hyperplasia six months ago. I have been havingnight sweats, resulting in insomnia. Today I have felt strange in my vaginal region and think I could have a vaginal prolapse or the coil has slipped-can this happen? Do I contact GP?