12/04/2021

Copper coil (IUD)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

It was horribly painful after insertion and gave me extreme anxiety. I think the psychological impact of the insertion and the knowledge it was in there was too much for me

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Headaches

Latex allergy

Tender breasts

High blood pressure

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

High blood pressure

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

My quality of life improved and anxiety reduced

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