Hormonal coil (IUS)
About the reviewer
18 months - 3 years
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Yes I'm using it currently
Insertion was a 'pinch', but caused bad cramps for two weeks afterwards which felt like a 'bad period', bleeding on off for a month which was not ideal. however, as someone who was extremely depressed on the pill and was having insanely heavy periods which left me in bed - this was absolutely worth it for me. For the past 2 years, my periods have become increasingly lighter and less painful. I now only need a panty liner for my periods, after 3 years of multiple heavy use tampons. The liberation of not having to take a pill, worrying about timing, travel etc etc is incredible. I find this contraception fits my lifestyle extremely well, and has much less hormonal effect on me than any pills. A month of pain is well worth many years of freedom!
Impact whilst taking
Lighter periods, Spotting / light bleeding between periods,
Side effects whilst taking
No effects on the head
Nausea or vomiting
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