10/02/2020

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I was on Mirena for one month. I noticed most of my side effects when I got it removed, and I had the hormonal Mirena crash.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

High blood pressure

Tender breasts

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Enlarged breasts

Spots or acne

Back pain

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I lost weight
Periods
6 - 12 months
Sex drive
No change

Migraines

Headaches

Aura symptoms

Dizziness

Increased body hair

High blood pressure

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Nausea or vomiting

Back pain

Tender breasts

Vaginal dryness

Pelvic infection

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

After I stopped using Mirena I had a hormonal crash and all my negative symptoms intensified for a few months. After almost a year everything has pretty much gone back to normal. I would never recommend this birth control. I only had it for six weeks and it took me a good year to recover from the horrendous side effects.

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