05/04/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
12 - 18 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
105kg - 110kg / 16st 7lb - 17st 4lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I am enjoying being on this contraception as it doesn’t have an affect on my hormones whereas the JAG and Pill had affected me a lot. The only down side is increased cramp, my period can last between 5-10 days and is a mix of heavy and light

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Increased sweating

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

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