Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Lauraos
    Mirena extreme tiredness, mood swings, levonorgestrel, bloating, weight gain
    I am 3 weeks post removal and I am still experiencing aches and pains throughout my body, still have the 10lb weight gain, some mood swings and extreme tiredness and some periodic bloating...I am fed up! I have 2 questions: Has anyone found anything - 65% more...
    Lauraos- over a year ago - 16 Replies - in Mirena
  2. link Helz5552
    Since having my mirena in my weight loss has not only ground to a halt but now I'm putting on. Had my last baby last Dec, should have lost the weight by now but my body is horrible. Bloated and chubby and not like me at all. I know this coz after my - 60% more...
    Helz5552- over a year ago
  3. link Dancelinoue
    Mirena fishy vaginal odor, dark circles under my eyes, iud, pimple, xenical
    After the smelly fishy vaginal odor, I felt like it was the end of the world for me. I was like how can an odor come out of my vagina smelling that bad, oh my god. I had to walk around with a rag to wash up after urinating every five minutes. I had m - 74% more...
    Dancelinoue- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Mirena
  4. link Nani714
    Seriously I'm beginning to get this smell to like I don't want my husband to go down on me.. it doesn't brother him Because he still wants it and he hasn't said anything about it.. but its killing me I never had a problem with my smell down there unt - 38% more...
    Nani714- over a year ago
  5. link Platinum81
    Perforated uterus, Merina lost inside me...
    Has anyone else suffered from their coil ending up in their body cavity? All I can think is that the doctor that put it in said how long my cervix was, turns out it's not that long so it looks like she put the probe straight through my uterus,and the - 65% more...
    Platinum81- over a year ago - 22 Replies - in Mirena
  6. link Ktmack77
    I had my Mirena IUD put in June 2012. Was sent for the follow up ultrasound to find that my uterus is tilted and sub-septate and the IUD would need to come out. OB attempted twice at 2 diff appointments and couildn't find the string. I went in for Hy - 74% more...
    Ktmack77- over a year ago
  7. link Niamhs Nana
    Is this the mirena crash ?
    Hello , i have been trying to do some research on the Mirena to see if what is happening to me is due to it . I have had my mirena 5 years now and in all honesty i have been well (i thought) My period completely stopped which was a bonus and i haven` - 78% more...
    Niamhs Nana- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  8. link Jpjoringo
    I had mirena fitted 4 months ago to help with heavy periods, I started dieting after my 2nd child and really started loving keep fit and running. I felt fantastic and was noticing the difference in my shape. I have been doing weight watchers for 8 mo - 75% more...
    Jpjoringo- over a year ago
  9. link Leigh Ann
    I am 42 years old and had my Mirena in for 5 years, and as I was told, I took it out at my 5 year deadline. I basically had a good experinence with it. As with being on the birth control pill in my younger years, I experinced weight gain, so I was no - 84% more...
    Leigh Ann- over a year ago
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    Xndixrube- over a year ago - in Mirena
  11. link Shopalotnikki
    Mirena class action lawsuit, time of my life, google, attourney, mirena
    google the class action lawsuit for mirena. i joined in. so should you. it has ruined a part of the happiest time of my life. don't let them get away with it.
    Shopalotnikki- over a year ago - 36 Replies - in Mirena
  12. link Heather25nc
    Hello everyone I would like to sign too. I had mirena for about four months I had severe hair loss numbness in my legs and hands and I had a menstral that lasted for two months straight. I had uncontrollable emotions I had pain in my stomach that put - 60% more...
    Heather25nc- over a year ago
  13. link Michellesowell
    Itp and Mirena
    I Beleive with all my heart my itp was triggered by the Mirena. It's a long story.....but after nearly a year of being hospitalized, chemo, aseptic meningitis 2 times form ivig treatment, blood clots from all the meds and estrogine to keep me from bl - 72% more...
    Michellesowell- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  14. link Juliebutler
    Hi.. I would like to know more of your story.. I got the mirena in 2009 almost 2 years later I was hopitalized for ITP..
    Juliebutler- over a year ago
  15. link Andreamelbourne
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    The love spell from prophetharry@ymail.com for was incredible.. I am happy now that i have my man back to myself Sue, Byron Bay
    Andreamelbourne- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  16. link Verotara
    I was divorced for a couple years, anti-marriage. Mostly I was really tired of losers and liars. A friend who'd worked with samueldavid155@gmail.com gave me some excellent advice and told me to work with sam for a few sessions and see how it goes. Wi - 69% more...
    Verotara- over a year ago
  17. link Smoore74
    Mirena long term solution, angiodema, urticaria, joint pain, anaphalaxis
    I have been on mirena now for 10 months. I was on the depo for 10 years prior. I loved my depo adn only went off of it after Kaiser said I could not do it any longer. I was told that mirena was a god send and a lot like my depo. I can say that the co - 89% more...
    Smoore74- over a year ago - 62 Replies - in Mirena
  18. link Djsimpsonblog
    Well, I wanted to write and let you know the update with the prescription vitamin D, given to me by my general doctor...I have been on it for a week now and saw immediate results the next day. The itching has stopped for the majority which in return - 60% more...
    Djsimpsonblog- over a year ago
  19. link Djsimpsonblog
    I just sarted my period for the first time, 2 month post Mirena. I had one full nifht of no itching in over 6 months, then Bam...it was back again a day later! I am at my whits end with the itching. It bring anxiety and insomnia and not to mention ru - 80% more...
    Djsimpsonblog- over a year ago
  20. link Heceta
    Depo and the Mirena are synthetic progesterone-only contraceptives. Perhaps you are having a reaction to that. I was on Depo and experienced hives, weight gain, mood swings, bloating, etc, etc. I then used the Mirena and all heck broke loose! I've re - 72% more...
    Heceta- over a year ago
  21. link Mirenaskin
    Ah I have had mine out for three months now. I instantly got a depo shot with removal of mirena and everything cleared up 3 weeks after removal with a healthy raw food diet and bactllerim for acne and any possible infection going on inside my body. M - 59% more...
    Mirenaskin- over a year ago
  22. link Hailey56
    So sorry to hear about your mirena symptoms. My daughter has had so many problems, it's been a living nightmare. One year post removal she is finally getting her life back. At her worst she became allergic to everything and was constantly itching, or - 85% more...
    Hailey56- over a year ago
  23. link Djsimpsonblog
    Hey ladies, I have had my Mirena out for almost 2 months now after having it in for just under 2 years. The itching all over my body was unbearable and still is! I still get dizzy and have had terrible anxiety. I get numbness from my elbows to my han - 86% more...
    Djsimpsonblog- over a year ago
  24. link Portresort
    Mirena coincidense, symptoms of hypothyroidism, heavy periods, merina, heart palpitations
    I have had a merina in for 12 months to reduce heavy periods as tehre was no change I went back to the doctors to have it removed only to find it had been out of position, so had another one inserted and some blood tests as i was feeling unwell, depr - 66% more...
    Portresort- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Mirena
  25. link Dreya
    I had Mirena inserted in 2010, and was diagnosed as having hypothyroid in August of 2012. Before I was diagnosed, I really didn't have the symptoms that books I have been reading indicate. When I went to see my doctor, she ran a TSH blood test and co - 73% more...
    Dreya- over a year ago
  26. link Pyralisrae
    Mirena curious sensation, mirena coil, vaginal discharge, abdominal pain, bouts
    I'm 34 and my children are 3 and 5 years old. I had my Mirena coil fitted on 12 Sept 2007, so have now had it just over a year. During that time, I've had bouts of intense abdominal pain, almost constant vaginal discharge, bleeding after exercise or - 69% more...
    Pyralisrae- over a year ago - 13 Replies - in Mirena
  27. link Justmetime
    hi girls im 25 and a mum of two ive had my mirena for 8 weeks now due to heavy periods .firstly it killed having it fitted according to the nurse its cause my womb its tittled far back ? and the pain lasted for two weeks after.now my first period las - 77% more...
    Justmetime- over a year ago
  28. link Mrscoconut
    Serious trouble with Mirena
    I had a Mirena put in place by my OB/GYN following the birth of our fourth child in July of 2003. Aside from some slight spotting all was well. Eight months later I became seriously ill. With what I do not know. It took me about three months to begin - 84% more...
    Mrscoconut- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  29. link Eveuk
    EveUK - I had the coil fitted 2 months ago. I am now having problems with the Mirena. Visited a Dr today because of feeling dizzy, feeling nauseous and nearly falling over a couple of times. Plus getting anxious about it because i couldn't feel my le - 68% more...
    Eveuk- over a year ago
  30. link Djsimpsonblog
    I have had my Mirena out for almost 2 months now and my life is still in shambles. The constant fatigue, numbness, tingling and swelling in my hands, feet and now face, insomnia, extreme anxiety and dizziness are still evident. I cannot sleep because - 31% more...
    Djsimpsonblog- over a year ago
  31. link A218robin
    Mirena abdomen pains, painful intercourse, baby weight, foul odor, shoulder surgery
    I came across this site when looking for information on Mirena lawsuits. I feel I should be part of one. I don't care about the money- just about getting this device off the market. Here's my story: I had the Mirena inserted in April 2006 (eight week - 92% more...
    A218robin- over a year ago - 29 Replies - in Mirena
  32. link Mommy1979
    How would you know if you had a floating IUD?
    Mommy1979- over a year ago
  33. link Bri_marie
    I just had my mirena placed two weeks ago! I felt violated and distant after the procedure. A week later the nurse called and said I had severe dysplasia (precancerous cells) and had to have a leep performed as soon as possible otherwise the cells wo - 61% more...
    Bri_marie- over a year ago
  34. link Juleeanne
    Mirena class action lawsuit, iron supplements, heavy bleeding, stupid reasons, iud
    For me having the Mirena removed just last Thursday was the right decision. I was not using it for birth control but as hormone therapy for heavy, crampy periods. I had it inserted in July 2008 and bled every single day for the entire time, I had it - 86% more...
    Juleeanne- over a year ago - 17 Replies - in Mirena
  35. link Ashleylinderman
    I had the Mirane out in two months after haven my 3rd child, i had it put in March of 2011 and i didnt have any promlems til last month Oct. and i couldnt feel it niether could my husband i had sharp pains on my sides. i called my doctor went in the - 76% more...
    Ashleylinderman- over a year ago
  36. link Christmas
    Mirena interstitial cystitis, chronic condition, iud, cystitis, urologist
    Hi, I had Mirena put in 4 years ago and just had it removed a month ago. The insertion was painful for abut a minute and after that all seemed fine. I did not have a period for 4 years. However after the first year I started having to urinate frequen - 61% more...
    Christmas- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  37. link Marina.harrington@blueyonder.co.uk
    hi.i had my mirena inserted 9 months ago.ive puffed up,put on 9lbs and now experience going to the toilet the same as you.up to 20 times a day.then for one week im fine.everything down below seems huge and swollen and under pressure.i was fine up unt - 67% more...
    Marina.harrington@blueyonder.co.uk- over a year ago
  38. link Danielle123
    Mirena rapid heart rate, anxiety nervousness, depression anxiety, anxiety attack, emergency call
    Hello, My name is Danielle, I am a 27 year old with 2 boys 6yrs and 8 months, I am happily married and have always been quite happy and relaxed until I had the Mirena IUD put in. I had the IUD placed at the end of October with advice from a friend an - 94% more...
    Danielle123- over a year ago - 16 Replies - in Mirena
  39. link Michelleseese
    MichelleS- I am so grateful I found this website. I feel like I could have written all of these stories. I have been suffering from severe anxiety and panic attacks. I had never had a panic attack until about 3 months ago and now I get them at least - 83% more...
    Michelleseese- over a year ago
  40. link Melmassage34
    I loved my Mirena until....
    I have had two IUD's in the last 7 years. I had no adverse side effects with my first device. No periods for 5 years, no pregnancies. I loved it so much I got another when my first expired. All was good for about 2 years. Then I started to suffer fro - 86% more...
    Melmassage34- over a year ago - in Mirena