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Brand Name: Mirena Generic Name: levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system
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Mirena, 1.75 / 5 (8 votes)

Mirena Side Effects

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Mirena Side Effect- Serious

  • Signs of Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), which may lead to infertility, ectopic pregnancy or persistent pelvic pain; symptoms include long-lasting or heavy bleeding, unusual vaginal discharge, low abdominal (stomach area) pain, painful intercourse, chills or fever
  • Severe pain within hours of placement of Mirena may signify a life-threatening infection
  • Perforation into uterus, which may lead to  internal scarring, infection or damage to other organs
  • Flu-like symptoms such as fever, chills, cramping, pain, bleeding, vaginal discharge or leakage of fluid
  • Cardiovascular side effects such as stroke or heart attack
  • General side effects such as headache, nausea, acne, weight gain, or decreased sex drive

Mirena Side Effects- Common

  • Altered bleeding patterns such as spotting, irregular bleeding, heavy bleeding, infrequent, light or ceased menstruation
  • General side effects such as pain, bleeding or dizziness during and within 30 minutes of placement
  • Vaginal sores, swelling or itching, unusual discharge or odor, or painful intercourse
  • Cardiovascular side effects such as changes fast or pounding heartbeat
  • Ovarian cyst
  • Signs of breast cancer such as lumps in breasts
  • Other side effects such as migraine, fatigue, nausea, mood chages,