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Condition: Birth Control
3/24/2008 3:48:49 PM

Reviewer: kgirl21, 19-24 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:
Ive had it for a little over a year. I do have a lot of pain when im about to start my period. so far i havent had any of the symptoms that were described in other reviews. just once and a while i have sharp pain. my sex drive is the same as it was before. but before mirena i was on the pill for a long time. the worst part was insertion it only took my doctor like 2 minutes so it wasnt that bad.

Condition: Birth Control
3/10/2008 1:42:55 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had this inserted a year ago after my second child was born and had no problems until now. I have all the symptons of being pregnant but a hpt says I am not. I feel tired to my very core, nauseous, colostrum leaking, even though I finished nursing 1 year ago and now I am getting headaches more frequently. I am having it removed asap...I do not think this is a safe contraceptive...and the FDA nee ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/7/2008 9:35:26 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
*** Insertion*** This was EXTREMELY PAINFUL to have inserted. I've never had children before, perhaps that was a factor. The entire procedure lasted about 4 or 5 minutes and it was the single most painful experience of my life to date. I question whether or not I EVER want to have children. I was screaming on the table, broke out in sweats, almost start hyper ventilating, wanted to puke, fein ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/5/2008 11:34:56 AM

Reviewer: queen_gemini143@yahoo.com, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Ever since the first day my doctor inserted it, I have had nothing but pain. I no longer have a sexdrive, even when I'm having intercourse with my husband. I haven't had a period in a little over a year(I've had mirena for about 3 years now). No one told me that overian cysts could occur, I believe I've had quite a few. Sex is very painful to me and my husband. He says it feels lik ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Birth Control
3/4/2008 9:43:53 PM

Reviewer: happy to get off, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I wish I never used mirena. I got it put in 6 weeks after I had my daughter, I was never advised on what all the side effects were. It is over 3 yrs later & I have noticed a alot of hair loss, weight gain and facial hair. I am having mine removed to more and am hoping the side affects are reversable.

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