Mirena and Haematochezia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Haematochezia 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.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Mirena and have Haematochezia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 135,455 people who have side effects when taking Mirena from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Sep, 29, 2022

135,455 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 61 people (0.05%) have Haematochezia.

What is Mirena?

Mirena has active ingredients of levonorgestrel. It is often used in birth control. eHealthMe is studying from 137,105 Mirena users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Haematochezia?

Haematochezia (passage of stools containing blood) is found to be associated with 2,834 drugs and 2,128 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Mirena and Haematochezia reports submitted per year:

Could Mirena cause Haematochezia?

Time on Mirena when people have Haematochezia *:

  • < 1 month: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 46.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Haematochezia when taking Mirena *:

  • female: 98.21 %
  • male: 1.79 %

Age of people who have Haematochezia when taking Mirena *:

  • 0-1: 2.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 39.13 %
  • 30-39: 30.43 %
  • 40-49: 26.09 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 2.17 %

Common drugs people take besides Mirena *:

  1. Neurontin: 5 people, 8.20%
  2. Zofran: 5 people, 8.20%
  3. Wellbutrin: 5 people, 8.20%
  4. Lovenox: 4 people, 6.56%
  5. Benadryl: 4 people, 6.56%
  6. Aleve: 3 people, 4.92%
  7. Ferrous Fumarate: 3 people, 4.92%
  8. Synthroid: 3 people, 4.92%
  9. Percocet: 3 people, 4.92%
  10. Pepcid: 3 people, 4.92%

Common side effects people have besides Haematochezia *:

  1. Nausea And Vomiting: 13 people, 21.31%
  2. Diarrhea: 12 people, 19.67%
  3. Abdominal Pain Upper: 11 people, 18.03%
  4. Abdominal Pain: 10 people, 16.39%
  5. Pain: 9 people, 14.75%
  6. Drug Ineffective: 8 people, 13.11%
  7. Weight Increased: 7 people, 11.48%
  8. Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus): 7 people, 11.48%
  9. Device Dislocation: 7 people, 11.48%
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 7 people, 11.48%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 7 people, 11.48%
  2. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus): 4 people, 6.56%
  3. Fungal Nail Infection: 4 people, 6.56%
  4. Nausea And Vomiting: 3 people, 4.92%
  5. Pelvic Pain: 3 people, 4.92%
  6. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 3 people, 4.92%
  7. Depression: 2 people, 3.28%
  8. Multiple Sclerosis (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath): 2 people, 3.28%
  9. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 2 people, 3.28%
  10. Dysmenorrhea (painful menstruation): 2 people, 3.28%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Mirena and have Haematochezia?

Check whether Haematochezia is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on levonorgestrel (the active ingredients of Mirena) and Mirena (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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