26/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Since having the implant changed for the coil, my period has been heavy and I experience bad cramps but my period is regular, unlike with the implant. My period doesn’t last as long, around 5 days max. My mood has increased positively in comparison to my time on the implant.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Migraines

Dizziness

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Thrush

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