28/02/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'3"/160cm
Weight
50kg - 55kg / 7st 12lb - 8st 9lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

While using Mirena, I started off with irregular spotting which is normal. However, by 6 months, I was having month-long periods with a week break, then a month-long period again. I had worse mood swings and it was really annoying and a struggle to deal with periods on a month-long basis. I decided to take it out after 8 months.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

No effects

Vaginal discharge

Impact after using

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
2 months
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

No effects

No effects

Vaginal dryness

Experience after taking

I think my mood swing persists to be worse than prior using Mirena. I’ve never used any type of hormonal contraceptives before and I’m not sure if I’d want to use anything hormonal in the future.

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