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Condition: Birth Control
5/14/2008 3:53:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had the Mirena put in 9/07 and it was horrible I do Not recommend this to anyone. Within a month I had it taken out by my Dr's advice because of lower body paralysis, I bled for the whole month I had it in. Now im living in pain everyday because i have a joint diesase that the doctors cant figure out and it all started from this drug!!! The worst part is it was my last bc option im alleric t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/14/2008 2:53:16 PM

Reviewer: ELD78, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Satisfied with the ease and reliability. However the mood swings, depression, cramping, acne and weight gain are too much. I have only had it for 6 months and I will be having it taken out next week.

Condition: Birth Control
5/14/2008 2:40:56 PM

Reviewer: Tanya, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have had the Mirena in for about 1 1/2 yrs. No problems with having it put in or with spotting, but about half of my hair has fallen out. I had went to my gyno last week inquiring about the possiblity that this is the problem. (I had also went to my primary care dr and had numerous blood tests to make sure that there was no other issues)He acted like I was crazy for suggesting this so I did not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/9/2008 10:31:44 PM

Reviewer: 25-34 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've had the Mirena IUD in for over a year now. No periods.....ever. No cramping, bleeding, no pills to have to remember to take. It's great! The convenience and ease of use is amazing. If I were to comment on any negatives, it would be that my complexion is not as clear. Occasional breakouts occur; similar to "that time of the month". But, I've had no bloating or weig ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
5/9/2008 2:27:39 PM

Reviewer: momof2girls, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
Inserted on 9/11/06 and thought yeah no more pills. Bleed for 6 weeks, just like after the recent pregnancy. Gained 30 lbs and had some bladder problems. Removed on 4/29/2008 and loving it. No more bladder leakage and lost 5 lbs with in the first week. Everyone that I work with all have had the same complaints about the weight gain. I was also constantly moody with no period. Well I would r ... Show Full Comment

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