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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Mirena intrauterine.

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Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2014 5:06:15 PM

Reviewer: daisy95, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had mirena inserted 3 weeks ago. My dr. recommended I try it bc I could not find a pill that didn't make me feel crazy and helped with heavy and painful periods at the same time. Being off the pill, I couldn't handle my periods and had bad acne. I have NO children, I am 27 yrs old. I was VERY hesitant since there are negative reviews everywhere about mirena. I promised myself I would com ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
8/7/2014 4:20:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I did not have such a great experience with Mirena. I had it inserted 5 years ago (in 2009) because I did not want any children. My doctor didn't want to perform a permanent procedure because he thought I would change my mind, so I wanted to go with the next thing to permanent and it just so happened to be the Mirena. Insertion wasn't any trouble. It was somewhat painful, but nothing t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2014 2:40:58 PM

Reviewer: jsnyder, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had mirena for 3 years. The first couple of months were fine. I bled for about 4 months straight. As far as not getting pregnant, it worked really well. I never had any issues. For the last year, my hair started falling out, i gained about 25lbs and was extremely moody. I had no sex drive, and was very very unhappy with myself. Finally my hair was so thin and I couldnt figure out why, so I star ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/30/2014 8:29:27 AM

Reviewer: CD, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had a mirena inserted four months ago after 15 plus years of depo injections. I had been very happy with the depo but was starting to show signs of bone thinning. I procrastinated about the mirena for many months, but am really happy with the decision. I haven't had children and haven't had periods since starting depo. The insertion was very quick - a couple of minutes - but i experience ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/29/2014 11:05:34 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I read many reviews and research Mirena before deciding to get it. I knew from the beginning that I wanted to wait a few months before writing a review because it just seems as though people were getting it put in and the next day or the next week were writing reviews (good or bad) without truly experiencing it, so I've had it in 4 months which I think is beyond sufficient time for a decent re ... Show Full Comment

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