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Does Mirena IUD cause Migrane?

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Dr. Richa Agarwal

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Posted on Fri, 12 Oct 2018 in Pregnancy
Question: Hi, I got D&C procedure and Mirena insertion on Feb 3. Since then I observed that I am suffering from Migrane very frequently. Is this side effect for Mirena? Please confirm.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 33 minutes later
Brief Answer:

Yes, it is a side effect of Mirena.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

I have gone through your history and understand your concerns.

Yes,headache and migraine are common side effects of Mirena IUD most likely due to hormone (Levonorgesterol).

Drink a lot of water and green tea. Wait and watch for few more days, maybe it become better.

Hope you found the answer useful. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Richa Agarwal, OBGYN
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Richa Agarwal 31 minutes later
Thanks for the response. Is there any alternative for this. If migrane continues... what would be the solution.

Due to adenomayosis I got this procedure done.
Please advice.
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Answered by Dr. Richa Agarwal 16 hours later
Brief Answer:

Continue for at least one month.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Side effects due to Mirena IUD caused by hormone usually settled down in few weeks or in a month. So you should just wait and watch.

Hope you found the answer useful.

Regards,
Dr. Richa Agarwal, OBGYN
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