25/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
18 months - 3 years
Had children
No
Height
5'7"/170cm
Weight
100kg - 105kg / 15st 10lb - 16st 7lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

It was painful to insert and I had cramping for the rest of the day. It took about 6 months for my bleeding to stop entirely and now I only have occasional spotting. I was put on this as I had very heavy and irregular periods and the contraceptive pill was no longer effective for me.

Impact whilst taking

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

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Increased body hair

Back pain

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Pelvic infection

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