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Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2008 12:12:15 PM

Reviewer: N E, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Mirena isn't for everyone. I am experiencing way too many side effects that the pro's of it are no longer out weighing the cons. I'm getting it out next week!

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2008 11:35:29 AM

Reviewer: mimiliz, 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:
Glad it worked for previous reviewers, but I had horrible side effects- skin changes, weight gain (despite working out 2 hours a day) mood swings, depression, insomnia, joint pain and many others. If it works for you, great, but for those of us it doesn't, it's truly a nightmare, and not just problems I blamed on the IUD. The side-effects (including the weight, thank heavens) went away a ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/31/2008 2:51:27 AM

Reviewer: twinmom, 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:
OK - I read all this stuff before I had Mirena put in and an almost did not show for my appointment - I am 34 and have had 1 twin pregnancy (but never went into labor and my cervic never dialated)- for all of you who are seeking comfort read this --- I had the merina put in while I was on my period. Was it comfortable - no - was it the worst pain ever - not even by a long shot! I had a Kidney ston ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/30/2008 2:35:01 AM

Reviewer: Cheri, 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am 22 years old and have no children, but am married. I have had the Mirena a month and a half. Insertion was very painful, but that is probably because I have never had any children, but my Dr. didn't have to dialate my cervix. I was dizzy afterwards, but I am dizzy after any kind of procedure I have ever had done. I cramped a little and spotted a little for the first week and had a ver ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
7/24/2008 5:09:26 PM

Reviewer: CMLS, 35-44 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I am 39 and mother of a 6 and 3 year old girls. I had the Mirena inseted a week ago. Am experiencing light bleeding. The insertion was NOT BAD at all. It only lasted a total of 10 minutes, start to finish. Just took Advil prior. Had mild cramping and still have very little back pain that Advil takes away. I am just waiting to see when this bleeding will stop. So far so good but some of these ... Show Full Comment

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