19/02/2021

Kyleena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

In terms of contraception it has been brilliant. I’ve had it for 2.5 years and no pregnancy scares. The main problem I had with this is that it made my periods very irregular and long from the start and never went away. They said the first 3-6 months is normal but even now I have no idea when they may come and they last between 10-15 days long. I also can get spotting. I have tried taking P-O-P on top to help balance them out but neither of the two times I have tried has worked. My periods before having it were normal, 6 days and regular. I also get quite a bad migraine the first day of my period now which I didn’t get before.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Back pain

Better skin

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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