Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Chase1
    Mirena mirena iud, sleeping through the night, birth control, decreased libido, long story short
    I can not thank-you all enough for sharing your experiences with the mirena IUD! I know some have had a positive experience and that is wonderful, I am not one of them. Although it has not been horrible, I will not use this form of birth control agai - 79% more...
    Chase1- over a year ago - in Mirena
  2. link Ruby2000ruby
    Mirena mirena coil, irritable bowel syndrome, have gained some, cramps, periods stopped
    wow this is interesting reading, I had the Mirena coil put in 3 years ago. It was agony while it was put in and I had severe cramps for about a week. Then I had terrible acne for about 6 months, now it comes and goes and isn't too bad. Since having t - 71% more...
    Ruby2000ruby- over a year ago - in Mirena
  3. link Darlad
    Mirena shortness of breath, darla, cancer, period, mirena
    Is anyone having chronic shortness of breath with their Mirena? I have been tested for everything under the sun, and all tests have come back negative. I was even checked out for cancer! I am 22 years old, previously very healthy. I have no other sym - 21% more...
    Darlad- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Mirena
  4. link Rebgrac81
    Progesterone has many effects on your body and helps to maintain pregnancy. It has a relaxing effect on muscles which helps to keep the uterus from contracting. This relaxing effect actually relaxes the muscles supporting the lungs- that makes sense- - 18% more...
    Rebgrac81- over a year ago
  5. link Rebgrac81
    I have had increased shortness of breath for the past few months too. I thought my asthma, for which I have never needed medicines, was getting worse. I usually only have troubles around animals but if it is the mirena, I would not be surprised. My b - 58% more...
    Rebgrac81- over a year ago
  6. link Morgan
    Mirena bartholins cyst, dizzy spells, nauseus, lower abdominal pain, waking up in the morning
    I have had the mirena for almost 2 1/2 years, it was not too bad to begin with although I did develop a bartholins cyst which I was told could have been due to this coil being fitted, not very pleasant I can tell you! Anyway, apart from feeling a bit - 83% more...
    Morgan- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  7. link Rebgrac81
    You might try the hormone free copper IUD that lasts 10 years first.
    Rebgrac81- over a year ago
  8. link Bohemianplatforms
    Mirena acne scarring, sooner than later, personally speaking, insomnia, pms
    I have had the worst side effects from Mirena, and personally speaking, I think this device should be banned. Over the last 6 months, I have had insomnia every single night, acne and acne scarring. My skin now looks like cork from these two side effe - 46% more...
    Bohemianplatforms- over a year ago - in Mirena
  9. link Nicolecmt
    Mirena woman to woman, eachother, experiences, typical women
    You guys are such complainers. You waited 9.5 months to have it removed, that's on you.
    Nicolecmt- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  10. link Nicolecmt
    I love that no one replied to my "side effect" posts, but EVERYONE replies to this one.Typical women.
    Nicolecmt- over a year ago
  11. link Dukie
    Don't come to this site and bash people, we are sharing our experiences with eachother woman to woman. If you don't like it, then don't visit this site and certainly don't comment!
    Dukie- over a year ago
  12. link Kasiem
    Mirena fertility awareness method, taking charge of your fertility, mirena side effects, fam, best of luck
    I had the Mirena removed on August 30th. I immediately felt a sense of calm and knew I had done the right thing. My midwife was very supportive and understanding. She said that some women are just extremely sensitive to the hormones from it (and othe - 80% more...
    Kasiem- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  13. link Nzbrit
    Did you gain weight with it in? Now it's been removed have you managed to loose weight?
    Nzbrit- over a year ago
  14. link Mushroom22
    Mirena hormonal contraceptives, horrible nightmares, mood swings, sleep disturbances, progesterin
    Has anyone had any sleep disturbances with Mirena? I have had horrible nightmares and wake up feeling really shaky and horrible, and still really tired. Maybe this isn't caused by the mrens, but I can remember when I was younger i used to get pre-men - 74% more...
    Mushroom22- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  15. link Mushroom22
    Thank you for your reply! Yeah, my insomnia and nightmares are worse and worse. Thing is with me, I have already had the copper coil-the hormaone free one that I think you are refering to. Because I have not had children, I think it was too big(?) fo - 60% more...
    Mushroom22- over a year ago
  16. link Alexa3207
    Hi there - I have an appointment in an hour to get this Mirena removed! My husband did a lot of research yesterday after I had one of my worst anxiety attacks ever and I am just now feeling a little better. Anyway, we found tons of people complaining - 83% more...
    Alexa3207- over a year ago
  17. link Nomorelife
    Mirena causing Psychological issues?
    Has anyone gone "off the deep end" because of this? Outrageous acts of hatred against their spouse?
    Nomorelife- over a year ago - in Mirena
  18. link Leslie07
    I want to know more...
    Well i had Mirena for 3 years now and i thought everything was fine until i found this page since i have most of the side effects they describe here but am wondering if i remove it will i gain weight?
    Leslie07- over a year ago - in Mirena
  19. link Mbck4
    leg fatigue
    I have had the Mirena for about 2 years. I had no side effects at first but now recognise the mood swings. However, I am having huge problems with leg fatigue. My legs almost constantly feel like I have walked a marathon. They are not weak, but very - 20% more...
    Mbck4- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Mirena
  20. link Jaxmichelle
    I have also had this feeling. I will be at work, or just sitting at home and my legs will tighten, sort of feel like someone has put a blood pressure cuff around them. After the tightening, they start to cramp up very bad, and then send shooting pain - 11% more...
    Jaxmichelle- over a year ago
  21. link Kyleighsmama
    Mirena decreased sex drive, horrible headaches, abdominal pain, baby weight, bloating
    I had mirena inserted 7 weeks after my daughter was born. The first 6 months were great. I have endometriosis, so I enjoyed the little to no period and no pain aspect of this contraception very much. But as of the last 6 months, I'm now having 2 peri - 66% more...
    Kyleighsmama- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  22. link Susie16
    Mirena pales in comparison, pee, toilet, mirena, urine test
    I had the Mirena inserted on 13 August, 2007. So far the only side effect I've noticed is that I need to go to the toilet constantly. It's like when you're pregnant and have to pee all the time. I haven't read of anyone else experiencing this (maybe - 32% more...
    Susie16- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  23. link Kyleighsmama
    Yea I've had that trouble too. Among about 20 other problems.
    Kyleighsmama- over a year ago
  24. link Aydiesmom
    Mirena prescription diet pills, 9 months pregnant, yeast infections, mood swings, i cant wait
    I have had the mirena in for over 9 months, since then I have gained 26 pounds !!! I weigh more now then I did when I was 9 months pregnant !! My breasts have gone from a DD to a triple D, even when I was breast feeding for 5 months they never were t - 73% more...
    Aydiesmom- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  25. link 10651065
    I am having the Mirena taken out in 6 days and can't wait! I have had mine for 9 weeks and have gained 7 pounds, suffer from severe nipple and breast sensitivity, have night sweats and want to eat constantly! I have very heavy periods and went on thi - 48% more...
    10651065- over a year ago
  26. link Chiong
    i am still bleeding after 3 months
    From young i have had problem of huge flow , past down from the family .Later found out that I have had fabriod in me and a lot . I have had my first removal when i was 22 and just recently had any removal done again . The doctor inserted a mirena in - 56% more...
    Chiong- over a year ago - in Mirena
  27. link Cat82
    Mirena post partum depression, extreme tiredness, 7 months pregnant, low sex drive, exaggerating
    I decided to get Mirena after the birth of my second son. I seemed like such a great idea. I had it put in last Sept. My doctor is very good and warned me about some things that might happen after it was inserted. What I didn't expect was just how ba - 90% more...
    Cat82- over a year ago - 5 Replies - in Mirena
  28. link Ashleysmom06
    I have had all of the effects that you have listed, including my husband and I talking about splitting up because I was not the woman he married, my mood swings and temper were terrible and he couldn't take it anymore, I felt incredible guilt about t - 75% more...
    Ashleysmom06- over a year ago
  29. link Scatteredcat
    Hey thank for your posting as a male i can`t imagine how you feel about whats going on . My wife and I wanted to get her tubes cut tied whatever so she wouldn`t risk falling pregnant . My wife has a genitic blood disorder we have been told 2 kids fin - 78% more...
    Scatteredcat- over a year ago
  30. link Hollym231983
    Mirena stomach pain, situation under control, sex drive, 23 years, i can feel
    I have had the Mirena since June of 2004. That would make it three years. I have never had any problems with it up until two or three months ago. I went from 150 pounds to almost 170 pounds. I am a mother of two children and I am 23 years old. I skip - 66% more...
    Hollym231983- over a year ago - in Mirena
  31. link Jaslaine
    heavy bleeding
    this morning i soaked 2 super absorbent tampons and a pad. is it normal to bleed this heavy in a 3 hour period?
    Jaslaine- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  32. link Ocexpert
    You need to see your ob-gyn about starting an oral contraceptive. Heavy bleeding can cause problems such as anemia. Birth control pills will regulate your cycle. There are even new ones on the market that have proven shorter and lighter periods. Loes - 32% more...
    Ocexpert- over a year ago