25/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

3/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
3 - 6 months
Had children
Yes
Height
5'4"/162.5cm
Weight
65kg - 70kg / 10st 3lb - 11st 0lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

Only had the coil for about 4 months and while it has stopped my periods and I never had any issues with heavy bleeding or cramps when it first got put in, I am noticing a lot of weight gain, spots all over my chin constantly, I was generally a happy person but now i’m always moody which I put down to the coil. Didn’t realise it could affect contacts because my eyes have been so dry and itchy the past couple months too.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Very negatively
Weight
I gained weight
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Migraines

Headaches

Issues wearing contact lenses

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Dark body hair

Increased body hair

Cystitus

Vaginal discharge

Vaginal dryness

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