20/08/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Compared to pill and implant Mirena is the best thing I’ve had. Nothing to worry about and the normal impact is much more reliable than the implant. Some side effects, e.g. water retention/ weight gain but this is manageable once you work out what it is!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Enlarged breasts

High blood pressure

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Had a similar experience?

Leave a short review and help other women find the right method for them

Want advice?

Speak to one of our doctors about your concerns