12/02/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

4/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'5"/165cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Had the morena coil for 4 years 8 months. I didn’t want to take the pill and my doctor recommended this as I wouldn’t need to remember to take it. My mother had the copper coil and got really heavy periods so on account of that I went for the hormone coil. Recently, I’ve been getting back pain for 15 months+ that is like period back ache. I’ve tried everything to relieve it and nothing works. As it’s coming up to the 5 years, I thought I’d get it removed, only use condoms and see how not having it affects me. I currently get no periods which is quite a weird sensation.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Lighter periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Back pain

Issues wearing contact lenses

Increased sweating

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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