20/08/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
26-30
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Mirena stopped my period, which for me is ideal. It didn’t cause me any weight gain and has been much better than the implant, perhaps because there is a smaller quantity of hormones in this one than the implant. I just get on with my life and hardly know I have it.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Latex allergy

Issues wearing contact lenses

Thrush

Vaginal dryness

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

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