05/04/2021

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Took this after being on Yazmin for 10 years and reading about it being bad for blood clots. After 18 months my period is barely noticeable however I do still get very bad cramps around ovulation and what would have been my period. I have put on weight also despite eating healthier.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat positively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Irregular periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Spots or acne

Tender breasts

Nausea or vomiting

Cystitus

Womb cramps

Thrush

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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