Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. 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
  2. link Heceta
    Jammon, I am so glad you realize that you are not going crazy. My physician didn't think it was the Mirena either. Getting it out sooner than later will make you feel better. I was experiencing severe bloating (like carrying a bowling ball around). T - 52% more...
    Heceta- over a year ago
  3. link Jammon
    I am so overwhelmed by all the post i have read in the last 10 mins. I had may mirena inserted in feb of 2011. Since day one actually on the way home from dr. office i started expierencing itching in the vaginal area. Needless to say I thought it was - 81% more...
    Jammon- over a year ago
  4. link Toddlermom1119
    Can't wait until this thing is out!
    I have had the mirena in since jan 2010 after having my daughter in nov 09. I bled a lot and constantly for almost 4 months after having it in, then did not have a real period, only light spotting once every few months, for over 2 years. I experience - 86% more...
    Toddlermom1119- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  5. link Niamhs Nana
    I get mine removed tomorrow , i cannot wait ! Let me know when you start to feel better , good luck x
    Niamhs Nana- over a year ago
  6. 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
  7. link Badgergrad96
    Bleeding After Intercourse while using Mirena
    After months of frustrating menstrual cycles, I had the mirena IUD inserted in April 2007. It was a dream, I had 1 period after insertion and that was it. About six months ago (January 2008) I began bleeding after each time I had intercourse. I follo - 30% more...
    Badgergrad96- over a year ago - 27 Replies - in Mirena
  8. link Pc2012
    I had Mirena inserted 9 months ago. Since then I have been spotting almost everyday. Painful intercourse and heavy bleeding after having sex. I have been feeling back pain and abdominal pain, cramps and of course I feel like not having sex at all. I - 15% more...
    Pc2012- over a year ago
  9. link Ladykj
    ^ Correction: I hate this thing, but I have control over getting pregnant for a fling or my future husband
    Ladykj- over a year ago
  10. link Ladykj
    I am on my second Mirana. I noticed that even after mastubation it bleeds(even with a toy that does't penetrate). It's something about contracting that uterus that must be causing all those problems but it needs to contract. It starts off brown and t - 61% more...
    Ladykj- over a year ago
  11. link Sraechelle
    Mirena Is Not Helping Its Hurting
    Hey My name is Samantha . I have had the Mirena for over a year and it was ok for the first three weeks then I start having severe headaches . I went to the emergency room maybe five times because the headaches had turn so severe I thought I was havi - 68% more...
    Sraechelle- over a year ago - in Mirena
  12. link Debbi18
    Mirena mierna, tingling in hands and feet, life person, tingling in hands, levels of anxiety
    IF YOU FEEL/EXPERIENCE ANYTHING ABNORMAL FOR YOU OR DO NOT FEEL QUITE YOURSELF SEE YOUR G.P./NURSE AND SERIOUSLY CONSIDER GETTING THE MIRENA COIL REMOVED This medication may be suitable for some people but if you experience any of the following, I ur - 95% more...
    Debbi18- over a year ago - 20 Replies - in Mirena
  13. link Danbr
    Hi, I have had the Mirena for a month. Two weeks after I got it, I started feeling dumbness in the left side of my body, headaches and fatigue. I had had epilepsy 25 years ago but I had been Ok and without medicine for 20 years. I had an electro ence - 49% more...
    Danbr- over a year ago
  14. link Ashleymc1983
    Ashley Blake McNaron
    I had an Mirena put in 2006 after having my bby girl, had no problems except for pain when having sex. Went to the doctor and they said nothing was wrong with me and could not understand why I was having problems. So anyways, went about my business a - 63% more...
    Ashleymc1983- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  15. link Melissalb
    Hi Ashley, I also had the Mirena in July 2011 after the loss of our baby boy. I had continuous pain in my ovaries and constant bleeding. By Feb 2012 I had them take it out because I was still having issues. I do still have pain in my ovaries but I al - 56% more...
    Melissalb- over a year ago
  16. link Johnssugar
    Mirena tingling in arms and legs, sore stomach, depression anxiety, bladder infection, tingling in arms
    I had my Mirena inserted about 4 months ago and I have felt like I'm falling apart ever since. I have experienced the following symptoms: numbness/tingling in arms and legs, EXTREME fatigue, depression, anxiety, acne on back, my hair is thinner, bloa - 76% more...
    Johnssugar- over a year ago - 19 Replies - in Mirena
  17. link Kmartell
    Hi! Thanks for all of your input. I have Mirena and been having bladder infection symptoms for 3 weeks, cultures were negative, but MD still put me on antibiotics (which I reluctantly took). AS I suspected, this did not improve my symptoms. I started - 71% more...
    Kmartell- over a year ago
  18. link Misswoodcock
    Mirena Pain in Ovary
    So I'm hoping someone here can tell me they've had the same symptoms as I have had while on mirena..and what they've done to help reduce pain symptoms..September of last year I found out I was 3 months pregnant and termed. I found out that the pain I - 81% more...
    Misswoodcock- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  19. link Zeldafitz
    Still didn't work ugh! Okay then let's see if we can get this one last time, just add in dots and get rid of the spaces in the link http lifeaftermirena blogspot com au /2008/02/ so-you-think-your-iud-is-causing html
    Zeldafitz- over a year ago
  20. 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
  21. link Lynnwils
    I really wish I had read this before getting the Mirena! I got mine four days ago and the pain after insertion was like labour pain! I have had two children and my husband has had a vasectomy. I got this to calm bloating and painful periods. I felt c - 69% more...
    Lynnwils- over a year ago
  22. link Andrea78
    Long story short... I had mirena after first pregnancy and had no issues. I decided it was best to have it put in after second child and was having hip pain, side aches, and after 6 months started have very long, heavy periods. I have had to have 2 U - 59% more...
    Andrea78- over a year ago
  23. link Shanna12345
    Anyone have heavy periods while on merena?
    I've had merena for over a year and just stopped breast feeding so i got my periods back. Last night I completly soiled a pad, i mean it was completely full. I thought merena was supposed to help with this not make it worse. Any one experiencing the - 24% more...
    Shanna12345- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  24. link Naimalove
    I'm having the same problem. I was breastfeeding and had a period, but considerably lighter than before. Now that I've stopped breastfeeding my period is super heavy.
    Naimalove- over a year ago
  25. link Frog1
    Mirena-Weight Gain, tired, acne, sickness, vaginal cyst...
    I had the Mirena put in August of 2009, 3 months of severe and painful bleeding, then it finally eased up to spotting to finally regulate to a more normal period...about 25% improvement over my previous periods. The reason I used the Mirena was to ha - 89% more...
    Frog1- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  26. link Mollysaymalarkey@yahoo.com.au
    I've had the Mirena for about 2 months. Overall I like it. No pain after insertion. It actually increased my sex-drive! No Acne or PMS. Sporadic bleeding. I've had increased facial hair (ewww) I've had some weight gain but the strangest thing is the - 50% more...
    Mollysaymalarkey@yahoo.com.au- over a year ago
  27. link Kcleblanc
    Mirena pitting edema, polycycstic ovarian syndrome, lack of appetite, class action lawsuit, arms and legs
    I am so relieved to have found this site. I suffer from PCOS (Polycycstic Ovarian Syndrome). I am also morbidly obese, but I have been on a diet for 3 years and I enjoy the diet, sounds funny, but it is true. I lost 30 pounds the first year. Now, I h - 87% more...
    Kcleblanc- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  28. link Monteria414
    Hi Tara~ I had mine inserted in Nov. 2010 (6 weeks after my son was born). In January 2010 I started getting severe pitting edema in my calves and ankles, and suffered from anxiety, which I never had before, and I gained about 35 lbs in a three month - 82% more...
    Monteria414- over a year ago
  29. link Brknhrtd

    I also went through this with my ex-girlfriend. She got the Mirena for her heavy menses and prevention (I objected to her getting it fitted because of mixed reviews of this IUD). About a month later she said that I made her feel bad and very anxious - 65% more...
    Brknhrtd- over a year ago - in Mirena
  30. link Ameigh
    Long-term Side Effects Despite Removal
    Like many here, I had the Mirena, developed many neurological side effects (migraines, numbness/weakness, tingling, dizziness, fatigue, low libido, back pain, and depression). I had every test done to rule out MS, Guillaine Barre, etc. I was also tol - 76% more...
    Ameigh- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Mirena
  31. link Anin
    Anin- over a year ago
  32. link Toadmother

    I had Mirena put in three months ago. The first couple of weeks were okay, then I got a really heavy, long period. A few days after that I started yucky brown spotting and it hasn't stopped, except for a couple of days, and not in a row. Joint pain, - 84% more...
    Toadmother- over a year ago - in Mirena
  33. link Sislee
    Joining the Post Mirena Horrendous Periods Gang
    I had my Mirena for 8 years (2 of them of course) and had it removed 9 months ago. No immediate problems once it was removed. Then the spotting started and did not quit for 3 months. I am talking everyday. That finally ended in Feb of this year. I am - 74% more...
    Sislee- over a year ago - 591 Replies - in Mirena
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  36. link Terbear40517

    I know these posts are from over a year ago but I am so happy I found them. I have had Mirena for just over 2 years and my insomnia is so bad. Every message board I go to it seems as if they don't believe me. It has to be something else other than th - 34% more...
    Terbear40517- over a year ago - in Mirena