26/06/2019

Mirena

Hormonal coil (IUS)

2/5

About the reviewer

Age
18-25
Time used
6 - 12 months
Had children
No
Height
5'9"/175cm
Weight
80kg - 85kg / 12st 8lb - 13st 5lb
Currently using
No I've stopped using it

Experience

I bled heavily for most of the seven months I had Mirena, often having cramps as well. I was shocked because I had been told that it would lighten periods, and doctors kept assuring me it would. My anxiety got much worse because of the fear I had around how much bleeding there was. My doctor recommended that I give Mirena another chance at some point, but I’m not certain I would feel comfortable doing so after my experience.

Impact whilst taking

Mood
Somewhat negatively
Weight
No change
Periods
Heavier periods
Sex drive
No change

Side effects whilst taking

Headaches

Dizziness

Back pain

Tender breasts

Spots or acne

Nausea or vomiting

Womb cramps

Vaginal discharge

Cystitus

Impact after using

Mood
N/A
Weight
N/A
Periods
N/A
Sex drive
N/A

No effects

No effects

No effects

Experience after taking

N/A

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