19/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'2"/157.5cm
Weight
40kg - 45kg / 6st 4lb - 7st 1lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

At the beginning sex was quite painful, and my libido decreased a lot. Some days I feel very negative other days more positive. As well I noticed that after sex I am spotting a bit (not all the time). It’s convenient contraception but with quite a few side effects.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

Dizziness

Tender breasts

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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