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Condition: Birth Control
2/4/2008 7:42:33 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had this put in on January 8 of this year; I thought that it would be fine and I wouldn't have to worry about getting pregnant again and taking a pill everyday. Sinc inserted, I have had shooting pain; cramps that make it unbearable to move and sleep at times. I have experienced dizziness and a period that won't go away. I definitely think that it isn't for everyone and it's not ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/30/2008 11:51:49 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I got the Mirena inserted 2 days ago during my period. The insertion was a little intense for me because I haven't had any kids yet. I'm still bleeding a little from my period, but not horrible. Every so often I get a little cramp, but nothing too bad. I feel fine, but its weird to know that its there. If you are ok with someone poking around down there for a few minutes and you don't ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/30/2008 12:18:30 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I thought mirena would be a safe form of birth control for me since I had really heavy and long periods before I had my son. I was hoping it would lessen or stop my periods altogether. But it was not completely effective. I did not get pregnant, but it made my periods worse. They last for months now. Heavier than before. And I rarely cramped before, and now it rarely stops. It is a rare side effe ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/29/2008 8:35:04 PM

Reviewer: Maryann, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was nauseous, gained weight, depressed, had mood swings, and even had a bit of "dripping of urine" on this med. I felt terrible for a year until I realized all these symptoms were from the Mirena. If you begin to feel ill after having this thing inserted, have it removed because you will not feel better later, but worst as time progresses. Having it removed was the best thing I did for ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
1/29/2008 11:37:34 AM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
i got the mirena almost 2 yrs ago now and it has worked, however ive had many side effects. i did not find getting the mirena painful at all, but this is probably due to the fact that i have two kids. during the first yr i had severe pms, especially moodiness and headaches. those side effects have disappeared now, however i have gained 35 pounds and have lost alot of hair in the past year. althoug ... Show Full Comment

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