09/07/2019

Jaydess

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Decided to come off the combined pill after quite a few years and felt like this was the right choice for me. Painful insertion and cramps for several hours afterwards but after that, no issues. Having it changed is painful again, but the doctor kept me in until my blood pressure returned to normal. Periods have stopped, though I still get painful cramps once a month. Overall, better than the pill for me as it does not affect my mood or skin even half as much and easier, especially with a long-term partner.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Migraines

Headaches

Tender breasts

Thrush

Womb cramps

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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