Mirena and Sciatica - from FDA reports
Sciatica is found among people who take Mirena, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Crestor, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Sciatica 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, 22, 2017
98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 35 people (0.04%) have Sciatica
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Sciatica *:
- < 1 month: 5.56 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
- 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 38.89 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Sciatica when taking Mirena *:
- female: 100 %
- male: 0.0 %
Age of people who have Sciatica when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 3.12 %
- 20-29: 25.0 %
- 30-39: 21.88 %
- 40-49: 50.0 %
- 50-59: 0.0 %
- 60+: 0.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Multiple Myeloma (2 people, 5.71%)
- Uterine Leiomyoma (1 person, 2.86%)
- Osteopenia (1 person, 2.86%)
- Migraine (1 person, 2.86%)
- Bone Neoplasm Malignant (1 person, 2.86%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Tylenol (2 people, 5.71%)
- Prednisone (2 people, 5.71%)
- Percocet (2 people, 5.71%)
- Diflucan (2 people, 5.71%)
- Crestor (2 people, 5.71%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Back Pain (11 people, 31.43%)
- Stress And Anxiety (6 people, 17.14%)
- Pain In Extremity (6 people, 17.14%)
- Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (6 people, 17.14%)
- Abdominal Pain (6 people, 17.14%)
* 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
Recently my 78 year old father who has battledvseverr pain due to sciatica has become extremely hyperactive. Talking and movubg constantly , unable to stay focused or concentrate. This is very unusual for him and its onset was fairly sudden. He acknowledges the hyperactivity and insists its ...
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.
Not sure what details they want here? erm still alive and so far no more new diagnoses as each year seem to get diagnosed with something else. The main thing that is really annoying is that apart from the above illnesses is the various other things such as six car accidents, (I wouldn't mind but ...
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