I've never had high blood pressure until the last few years, which coincides with how long ago I had Mirena inserted. It never occurred to me until today when a friend brought it up, that there might be a connection and that the timing coincides.
I realize this answer is very, very late ... but may help someone in future.
Yes, Mirena can cause hypertension as a side effect.
- Mirena Information for Consumers
- Mirena Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Mirena (detailed)
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