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

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1686 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Birth Control
2/2/2016 7:00:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After inserting bleeding for 3 months is normal. I bleeded for 7 months and after checking with doctor I was put on contraceptive pills to stop bleeding which didn't work but instead got terrible mood swings. I have an appointment to have it removed. Can't wait to get back normal

Condition: Birth Control
1/25/2016 11:25:26 AM

Reviewer: Quin_H, 25-34 on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Well I'm not pregnant so it fulfilled its purpose, but at the same time my periods were 7-10 days long. They were light but I'm like wth my period is longer than when I wasn't on birth control. I got it towards the end of 2014. When I first got it my period was coming on every 2 weeks. Then after a doctors visit everything was fine. Until last week my period was 7 days long, went off, ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/7/2016 5:08:18 PM

Reviewer: Teeny, 35-44 on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I am 42 and am 2 years into my 2nd Mirena. I have an appt to have it removed in 4 days and can't wait. I never put two and two together until speaking to an endocrinologist and her recommending removal and after reading all of these reviews I agree with my dr. that it has been the cause of my obesity, mood swings, tiredness and growth of facial hair. I pray I will feel normal again after remov ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/10/2015 4:32:13 PM

Reviewer: Rackels, 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 switched to an IUD after finding out that my migraines with aura give me a heightened risk of stroke when on most pills or the nuvaring. I was very uneasy at first about getting the Mirena after seeing all of the negative reviews of IUDs in general. I voiced my concern with my gyn, who explained the Shield fiasco and even went and showed me that less than 0.02% of people experience ALL of the se ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
12/7/2015 11:24:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
First off, I did not get pregnant while using the Mirena, so I guess it fulfilled its purpose. However, at least 3 times a week I would get crippling, mind numbing pain in my uterus/rectal area (I have a retroverted uterus). I am guessing they were very severe cramps, but it honestly felt like I was going into labor. And 1 week a month I would have near constant cramps, so intense that I was unabl ... Show Full Comment

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