11/06/2020

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

1/5

About the reviewer

Age
41-45
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'1"/155cm
Weight
55kg - 60kg / 8st 9lb - 9st 6lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I turned into a crazy woman from the day it was inserted, with raging anger, pms and mood swings, this developed into crippling anxiety

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Thrush

Impact after using

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
No change
Periods
3-6 months
Sex drive
No change

No effects

Better skin

Back pain

Tender breasts

Womb cramps

Experience after taking

My mental symptoms improved immediately, it took a few months for my cycle to get back to normal. Womb cramps during sex haven’t gone away.

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