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Condition: Birth Control
12/12/2014 2:15:11 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I did a lot of research before finally deciding to switch from the pill to an IUD, I was sick of remembering to take it everyday and then the panic attack that occurs when you realize you forgot. After reading many reviews I was nervous but ready to move forward with Mirena. As with most reviews I feel like people are more likely to post their negative experiences than those with positive, so I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/26/2014 10:30:11 AM

Reviewer: KtieKatie515515a, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I chose Mirena because The Pill became too expensive to buy every month. I was happy to find out my insurance paid for 100% of the costs! I only cramped for about two weeks after, and those were very mild, but I don't have a history of cramps either. I do not have a period anymore (which is great for saving $ on tampons!) although I do still have some symptoms of PMS each month. The only d ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/22/2014 10:50:55 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
This is my third year with my mirena IUD. The initial insertion was extremely painful and I felt tenderness and had difficulty moving around for the next day or so. I experienced bleeding for two weeks straight. My first year or so with Mirena was awful. I would have extremely heavy periods and painful cramping that lasted up to four weeks. Eventually this subsided and now I rarely get a peri ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/19/2014 9:42:50 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had my Mirena put in this morning and the experience was fine. The doctor told me what was going to happen and everything played out fine. It felt weird while she was measuring my uterus and placed it in. I have no kids and it didn't hurt at all. I read stories about females passing out from pain and the only thing that came out of my mouth was a few curse words due to just being nervous. I ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
11/13/2014 3:51:28 PM

Reviewer: mrsT, 19-24 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
A few weeks after I was married, I had my annual appointment with my OB/Gyn and she suggested Mirena since my husband and I don't plan on having children anytime soon. I'm a petite 24 year old biologist fresh out of graduate school and of course did all of the research I could on the device itself, along with procedures for insertion and decided that Mirena was right for me. I want to post ... Show Full Comment

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