04/07/2021

Jaydess

Hormonal coil (IUS)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'8"/172.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

It took a long time to settle down – the first month I was in almost constant pain and almost had it taken out. It then took another 3-4 months before I was able to do any exercise without aggravating the pain and cramping. I now (touch wood!) only get pain and cramping a few days before and during my period. Overall, I’ll stick with it as the pill didn’t agree with me and I don’t want to try the implant, but it hasn’t been easy by any means.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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