23/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
31-35
Time used
3 - 5 years
Had children
No
Height
5'6"/167.5cm
Weight
75kg - 80kg / 11st 11lb - 12st 8lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I loved everything about my mirena, except the insertion. I won’t lie, that was a pretty bad experience, but it gave me 5 years of stress free contraception, and on that basis, I will definitely have another one in the future if I need it.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
No change
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
Increased sex drive

Side effects whilst taking

No effects

Increased body hair

Increased sweating

Spots or acne

No effects

Impact after using

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
1 month
Sex drive
Loss of sex drive

No effects

Increased body hair

Spots or acne

No effects

Experience after taking

I got my period back the next month, and actually conceived 2 months after having it removed (removal was painless)

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