Mirena and Uterine perforation - from FDA reports
Uterine perforation 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 Motrin, and have Heavy or prolong menstrual bleeding. This review analyzes which people have Uterine perforation 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, 23, 2017
98,847 people reported to have side effects when taking Mirena.
Among them, 7,031 people (7.11%) have Uterine perforation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Mirena when people have Uterine perforation *:
- < 1 month: 16.85 %
- 1 - 6 months: 17.51 %
- 6 - 12 months: 11.68 %
- 1 - 2 years: 21.06 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 6.15 %
- 10+ years: 0.09 %
Gender of people who have Uterine perforation when taking Mirena *:
- female: 99.59 %
- male: 0.41 %
Age of people who have Uterine perforation when taking Mirena *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.02 %
- 10-19: 3.08 %
- 20-29: 53.61 %
- 30-39: 36.54 %
- 40-49: 5.59 %
- 50-59: 0.83 %
- 60+: 0.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Heavy Or Prolong Menstrual Bleeding (352 people, 5.01%)
- Pain (155 people, 2.20%)
- Stress And Anxiety (122 people, 1.74%)
- Depression (119 people, 1.69%)
- Asthma (69 people, 0.98%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Motrin (155 people, 2.20%)
- Zoloft (126 people, 1.79%)
- Percocet (124 people, 1.76%)
- Flagyl (108 people, 1.54%)
- Zofran (99 people, 1.41%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Injury (3,578 people, 50.89%)
- Pain (2,456 people, 34.93%)
- Emotional Distress (2,283 people, 32.47%)
- Device Dislocation (1,593 people, 22.66%)
- Stress And Anxiety (1,592 people, 22.64%)
* 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.
I have had my mirena inserted now for just over 5 years and after about a year or so I developed a photosensitivity. I have never had a problem in the sun and am attributing it from my mirena. Has anyone else had this problem? I am having it removed on Friday and I am hoping I will be able to ...
I had the Mirena IUD for approx. 5 years. During that time I experienced the following: extreme fatigue, significant weight gain, inability to lose weight despite diet and exercise, hair loss, acne, joint pain, insulin resistance (pre diabetes), foggy thinking, irritability, and swelling in ...
I had several severe anaphylaxic reactions a year ago, which would have been 8 years after my mirena was inserted. Could it still have active ingredients that could have caused it, of maybe a build up over a number of years?
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 ...
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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?
I've had a mirena put in for just over a year now. I've got perioral dermatitis around my mouth. I can't seem to get rid of it. I know eating preservatives makes it worse. Will removing the mirena help get rid of the dermatitis? I've heard steroid creams make it worse. Has anyone had any ...