Compare Side Effects

% of total side effects reported by users. DISCLAIMER: ALL DATA PROVIDED AS-IS. Data Source: openfda.gov.
Side Effect Megace Mirena
DEVICE EXPULSION 0% 12.9%
DEVICE DISLOCATION 0% 5.4%
DEATH 3.9% 0%
ASTHENIA 3.5% 0.4%
FATIGUE 3.4% 1.1%
PAIN 1.7% 3.2%
ABDOMINAL PAIN 1.3% 3.1%
DIARRHOEA 3.1% 0%
UTERINE PERFORATION 0% 3.1%
GENITAL HAEMORRHAGE 0% 3.1%
NAUSEA 3% 1.2%
INTRA-UTERINE CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICE EXPELLED 0% 3%
VAGINAL HAEMORRHAGE 0% 2.9%
DYSPNOEA 2.8% 0%
DEHYDRATION 2.7% 0%
ABDOMINAL PAIN LOWER 0% 2.7%
INJURY 0.5% 2.5%
DECREASED APPETITE 2.4% 0%
PNEUMONIA 2.4% 0%
VOMITING 2.3% 0.4%
PROCEDURAL PAIN 0% 2.3%
ANAEMIA 2.1% 0%
PREGNANCY WITH CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICE 0% 2%
WEIGHT DECREASED 2% 0%
ANXIETY 0.9% 1.9%
DEPRESSION 0.7% 1.9%
AMENORRHOEA 0% 1.9%
DEVICE DIFFICULT TO USE 0% 1.8%
MALIGNANT NEOPLASM PROGRESSION 1.8% 0%
EMOTIONAL DISTRESS 0% 1.6%
DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS 1.6% 0%
PELVIC PAIN 0% 1.5%
MENORRHAGIA 0% 1.5%
WEIGHT INCREASED 0.6% 1.4%
CONSTIPATION 1.4% 0%
FALL 1.4% 0%
DEVICE ISSUE 0% 1.4%
HYPOTENSION 1.4% 0%
HEADACHE 0.9% 1.3%
PYREXIA 1.3% 0.3%
IUCD COMPLICATION 0% 1.3%
CONFUSIONAL STATE 1.3% 0%
DISEASE PROGRESSION 1.3% 0%
OEDEMA PERIPHERAL 1.3% 0%
DIZZINESS 1.2% 0.8%
DRUG INEFFECTIVE 0.7% 1.2%
PULMONARY EMBOLISM 1.2% 0%
BACK PAIN 1.1% 1.1%
PLEURAL EFFUSION 1.1% 0%
NEUTROPENIA 1.1% 0%
SEPSIS 1.1% 0%
MALAISE 1% 0.4%
URINARY TRACT INFECTION 1% 0.3%
RASH 1% 0.3%
THROMBOCYTOPENIA 1% 0%
HAEMOGLOBIN DECREASED 1% 0%
EMBEDDED DEVICE 0% 1%
POST PROCEDURAL HAEMORRHAGE 0% 1%
RENAL FAILURE ACUTE 1% 0%
ALOPECIA 0% 1%
ARTHRALGIA 0.9% 0.5%
PAIN IN EXTREMITY 0.9% 0.3%
CHEST PAIN 0.9% 0%
COUGH 0.9% 0%
CARDIAC FAILURE CONGESTIVE 0.8% 0%
COMPLICATION OF DEVICE INSERTION 0% 0.8%
MEDICAL DEVICE DISCOMFORT 0% 0.8%
DYSPHAGIA 0.8% 0%
PANCYTOPENIA 0.8% 0%
RENAL FAILURE 0.8% 0%
MENTAL STATUS CHANGES 0.8% 0%
ATRIAL FIBRILLATION 0.8% 0%
ABDOMINAL DISTENSION 0.5% 0.7%
OFF LABEL USE 0.7% 0.3%
DYSPAREUNIA 0% 0.7%
DEVICE BREAKAGE 0% 0.7%
GAIT DISTURBANCE 0.7% 0%
NEUROPATHY PERIPHERAL 0.7% 0%
RESPIRATORY FAILURE 0.7% 0%
SOMNOLENCE 0.7% 0%
HYPERTENSION 0.7% 0%
HYPOKALAEMIA 0.7% 0%
GASTROINTESTINAL HAEMORRHAGE 0.7% 0%
MIGRAINE 0% 0.7%
ACNE 0% 0.7%
OVARIAN CYST 0% 0.7%
PLATELET COUNT DECREASED 0.7% 0%
MEDICAL DEVICE COMPLICATION 0% 0.7%
INFECTION 0.6% 0.4%
GENERAL PHYSICAL HEALTH DETERIORATION 0.6% 0.4%
INSOMNIA 0.6% 0.3%
UTERINE RUPTURE 0% 0.6%
MOOD SWINGS 0% 0.6%
METRORRHAGIA 0% 0.6%
COMPLICATION OF DEVICE REMOVAL 0% 0.6%
LOSS OF LIBIDO 0% 0.6%
HYPONATRAEMIA 0.6% 0%
VAGINAL DISCHARGE 0% 0.6%
TACHYCARDIA 0.6% 0%
MUSCULAR WEAKNESS 0.6% 0%
FEELING ABNORMAL 0.4% 0.5%
HYPOAESTHESIA 0.5% 0.3%
ABDOMINAL PAIN UPPER 0.5% 0.3%
PARAESTHESIA 0.5% 0.3%
GASTROOESOPHAGEAL REFLUX DISEASE 0.5% 0%
MUSCLE SPASMS 0% 0.5%
SYNCOPE 0.5% 0%
BLOOD GLUCOSE INCREASED 0.5% 0%
BLOOD CREATININE INCREASED 0.5% 0%
OSTEONECROSIS OF JAW 0.5% 0%
LETHARGY 0.5% 0%
STOMATITIS 0.5% 0%
FAILURE TO THRIVE 0.5% 0%
WHITE BLOOD CELL COUNT DECREASED 0.5% 0%
MEDICAL DEVICE PAIN 0% 0.5%
MENSTRUATION IRREGULAR 0% 0.5%
PENILE PAIN 0% 0.5%
CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE 0.5% 0%
ATELECTASIS 0.5% 0%
CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT 0.5% 0%
FEBRILE NEUTROPENIA 0.5% 0%
PRURITUS 0.4% 0.2%
DEPRESSED MOOD 0% 0.4%
IRRITABILITY 0% 0.4%
ABORTION SPONTANEOUS 0% 0.4%
IUD MIGRATION 0% 0.4%
BREAST PAIN 0% 0.4%
POST PROCEDURAL DISCOMFORT 0% 0.4%
NO ADVERSE EVENT 0% 0.4%
DEVICE MISUSE 0% 0.4%
ASCITES 0.4% 0%
HYPOXIA 0.4% 0%
OSTEOARTHRITIS 0.4% 0%
INTERNATIONAL NORMALISED RATIO INCREASED 0.4% 0%
CONDITION AGGRAVATED 0.4% 0%
DYSPNOEA EXERTIONAL 0.4% 0%
CONTUSION 0.4% 0%
DYSPEPSIA 0.4% 0%
METASTASES TO BONE 0.4% 0%
HAEMATOCRIT DECREASED 0.4% 0%
ERYTHEMA 0.4% 0%
BONE DISORDER 0.4% 0%
CHILLS 0.4% 0%
METASTASES TO LIVER 0.4% 0%
MALNUTRITION 0.4% 0%
MOOD ALTERED 0% 0.3%
LIBIDO DECREASED 0% 0.3%
FEAR 0% 0.3%
PELVIC INFLAMMATORY DISEASE 0% 0.3%
SCAR 0% 0.3%
PALPITATIONS 0% 0.3%
VISION BLURRED 0% 0.3%
DEVICE DEPLOYMENT ISSUE 0% 0.3%
VERTIGO 0% 0.3%
HYPOMENORRHOEA 0% 0.3%
COITAL BLEEDING 0% 0.3%
BREAST TENDERNESS 0% 0.3%
MENSTRUATION DELAYED 0% 0.3%
DYSMENORRHOEA 0% 0.3%
ANHEDONIA 0% 0.3%
DISCOMFORT 0% 0.3%
STRESS 0% 0.2%
DEVICE FAILURE 0% 0.2%
DEVICE USE ISSUE 0% 0.2%
UTERINE LEIOMYOMA 0% 0.2%
MENSTRUAL DISORDER 0% 0.2%
DEVICE USE ERROR 0% 0.2%
ABDOMINAL DISCOMFORT 0% 0.2%
ECTOPIC PREGNANCY WITH CONTRACEPTIVE DEVICE 0% 0.2%
INFERTILITY FEMALE 0% 0.2%

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