08/03/2021

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
60kg - 65kg / 9st 6lb - 10st 3lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I decided to go for Mirena because I was tired of having my periods (bleeding and cramps were a massive issue for me) and I just wanted them gone and so far it has been working pretty well, got 2 very light periods after insertion and then didn’t have one for 90 days (which was absolutely amazing) and then got another light one. So my cycles are longer and my cramps are pretty much gone too, I love it. Didn’t get any side effects apart from some acne 2-3 months in (which I tend to have anyway so I wasn’t too bothered) Insertion was pretty painless, way better than when I had previously a copper IUD fitted. My uterus might have been used to IUDs by this point I guess. Didn’t have any spotting afterwards either (which I did the first time round) so overall has been great so far

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Spots or acne

No effects

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