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Does smoking lowers the effectiveness of Mirena?

I m on the mirena . And I was smoking a lot. I wasn t even smoking a pack a day. I was probably smoking about 10 a day. But that was the first and it s going to be the last time I ever do that. But when I was doing this it was a month ago. Do you think just because of that one incident it effected how effective mirena is?
Asked On : Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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hi thanks for writing to us
smoking is always harmful it causes many effect and smoking so many cigrarettes per days affects all systems of the body
because of the hormones present in mirena while smoking it may increase the risk of stroke
it is advised you go in for smoking cessation programme.
hope this information was useful.
Answered: Wed, 6 Aug 2014
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