19/09/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'10"/177.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

A good long term form of contraception but the bottom line makes your periods heavier. A good option if you don’t want to be pumping hormones

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Dark body hair

Better skin

Increased sweating

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

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