03/11/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
45kg - 50kg / 7st 1lb - 7st 12lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I got the Minera put in at a good women’s clinic and went back to work. Didn’t think much of it and the initial pain subsided. I never stopped bleeding or spotting and I every few days I would get massive cramps. I tried to track them to make sense of them. ie maybe they were happening at a certain time during my cycle, but there was no rhyme or reason. The cramps were bad. I would fall to the ground in a tiny ball holding Myles till they’d pass. Sometimes I couldn’t feel my legs when it happened. I didn’t get pregnant so I guess it did it’s job. I eventually got mine taken out by a general practitioner doctor who said this style may have been to big for my body size.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Migraines

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Increased sweating

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

Vaginal discharge

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

After I spotted for a few months and my period was irregular for a long time. Nearly a year.

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