Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

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

Overall User Ratings

1582 Total User Reviews

User Reviews

«Previous 16-20 of 1367 Next»
Condition: Birth Control
4/5/2014 9:19:35 AM

Reviewer: Ali_R86, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
After becoming depressed whilst on the pill, I also suffered depression after the injection then again with the implant. My doctor suggested Mirena, which I have now had fitted for 3 months. I have clinical depression again! I also had post partum depression after 2 kids.Surely there is a link here with hormonal contraception? Surely there should be some knowledge in doctors regarding these risks? ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
4/1/2014 7:53:34 PM

Reviewer:

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I've been on Mirena for 1.5 year and it has its pros and cons. Everyone's body will react to a drug differently. Pro: effective bc, 1 insertion lasts x 5 years, I have no periods (I only spotted for the 1st month after insertion), it hasn't seemed to effect libido. Cons: Acne- the first 9 months I had terrible acne then I finally saw a dermatologist and it seemed to have cleared up a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/26/2014 6:45:29 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I started Morena in 2012 after giving birth. The first year was OK, these past 8 months have been h*ll. My main problem was the pain that I endured after Intercourse. It got so bad to where I would have to take pain pills just to be able to enjoy it with my husband. Another side effect I hated was the way it killed my libido. And I also needed lubrication, which I never needed before. Needless t ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/26/2014 10:47:13 AM

Reviewer: bker, 45-54 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had my Mirena for almost 5 years and I have LOVED it! I will get a new one and life is GOOD!!

Condition: Birth Control
3/25/2014 10:10:18 PM

Reviewer: Katie, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had the Mirena put in this morning in order to prevent unplanned pregnancies. My providers inserted it expertly and there was a little spotting. It's working the way it's supposed to. It feels extremely unusual. I just pray that I stay healthy and well on it.

«Previous 16-20 of 1367 Next»
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
 
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Ask the pharmacist

Questions about medications? Get expert answers by video or live chat about allergies, pregnancy, sleep, and more.
See the Ask the Pharmacist event schedule.

Ask a Question

Popular Slideshows & Tools on WebMD

hands on abdomen
Can you catch one?
Woman sitting in front of UV lights
Is yours working?
woman using breath spray
What's causing yours?
womans hand on abdomen
Are you ready for baby?
MS Overview
Recognizing symptoms.
bowl of yogurt with heart shape
Eat for a healthy heart.
woman doing pushups
To help you get fit.
Colored x-ray of tooth decay
Know what to look for.
Woman sitting with child
Do you know the symptoms?
mosquito
Stings, bites, burns, and more.
Allentown, PA
Are you living in one?
Thyroid exam
See how much you know.

Women's Health Newsletter

Find out what women really need.

WebMD the app

Get trusted health information. Whenever. Wherever... with your iPhone, iPad or Android.

Find Out More
IMPORTANT: About This Section and Other User-Generated Content on WebMD

The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatment or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.

Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.