19/11/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
70kg - 75kg / 11st 0lb - 11st 11lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

Very easy method of contraception once you get past the first 6 months of absolutely excruciating pain. After that, you hardly know it’s there!

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Increased body hair

Better skin

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

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

Dizziness

Headaches

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Spots or acne

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Experience after taking

I feel really sick and dizzy almost all the time. It’s very annoying but I had to come off my contraception because I wanted to get back to a regular cycle.

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