25/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

5/5

About the reviewer

Age
36-40
Time used
8+ years
Had children
Yes
Height
6'1"/185.5cm
Weight
105kg - 110kg / 16st 7lb - 17st 4lb
Currently using
Yes I'm using it currently

Experience

I have had a mirena Coil for the last 21 years. Two years ago I decided to give the implant a try. Biggest mistake of my life mood swings, heavy bleeding and some after a year I could tolerate it no more and went back to the old faithful mirena coil.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Neutral - no change
Weight
I don’t know / can’t tell
Periods
Stopped periods
Sex drive
I don’t know / can’t tell

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Enlarged breasts

Back pain

Increased body hair

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Increased sweating

Thrush

Womb cramps

Vaginal dryness

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