26/06/2019

Copper coil (IUD)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Good contraceptive however since getting the IUD my periods have become almost unbearable at times, whereas before I had it my periods were short and not that painful. Now they last a week (minimum) and I bleed much more heavier.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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