20/08/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
Over 45
Time used
8+ years
Had children
Yes
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have no obvious side effects from using the coil. Unlike others it has not made my periods heavier and I like the fact it does not have hormones. I’ve been using it for many years and can just forget about it apart from getting the threads checked whenever I have a smear test. It only needs changing every 10 years! I get tired and irritable in the lead up to my period but that probably happened anyway and is not, as far as I’m aware, coil related. My experience has been overwhelmingly positive.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
I can't tell
Weight
No change
Periods
No change
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

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