21/03/2020

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
1 - 3 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

The doctor who inserted my IUD explained that it would take 3 – 6 months for my body to get used to the effects but I couldn’t even wait the minimum before I had it removed. I bled from the moment it was inserted to the moment it was removed. My moods were out of control and I found myself enraged by things that typically would not bother me. I felt like a completely different person and I couldn’t stand it. Insertion was pain free only due to the fact that I was under anesthesia.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

Impact after using

Mood
Very positively
Weight
No change
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

No effects

No effects

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

Having it removed was relatively pain free and quick. My mind and body did a complete 180 and felt normal in no time afterwards

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