Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Mickylou
    Mirena mirena iud, lower back pain, chin acne, medium flow, medical reason
    I had the Mirena IUD inserted in March 2006, 6 weeks after my first child was born. I had it removed on July 26, 2007. At first, I didn't notice any symptoms. I had spotting for a while and then just regular shortened periods after that. My first not - 85% more...
    Mickylou- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  2. link Tamafeg
    I had the mirena removed on July 30th. I have been bleeding since then, non-stop. My periods are heavy some days and some days light. I have big blood clots coming out of me on a daily basis. I called my gynecologist and she said this is normal since - 58% more...
    Tamafeg- over a year ago
  3. link Dukie
    Mirena intercoarse, motrin, wierd, cramps, hormones
    I have had mine for 2 weeks. I do not have any children so it was slightly painful upon insertion. I have spotted and cramped everyday so far. As my body is adjusting to the hormones, I have been very moody, unexplained crying, easily angered. I have - 65% more...
    Dukie- over a year ago - in Mirena
  4. link Lolpancakes
    Mirena mirena iud, unexplained weight gain, health problems
    I've had my Mirena IUD in for 8 months. No period yet, no cramping, no problems! I cramped slightly when it was put it, spotted for a few days (though that could be attributed to my PP bleeding), and that was it. I cramped a few times a week for the - 51% more...
    Lolpancakes- over a year ago - in Mirena
  5. link Nicolecmt
    Mirena iud, cervix, hostility, army
    In regards to my last post, I was seen by my OB last week and the string is still there. Just like I thought, it coiled itself around my cervix. She pulled it back out and sent me on my way. My husband and I don't plan on having another baby for a fe - 73% more...
    Nicolecmt- over a year ago - in Mirena
  6. link Nessie
    Mirena bloated stomach, mood swings, added pressure, thought id, sex drive
    had my mirena fitted 17th june 2007. ive never had children and it was incredibly painful. this is my last resort for contraception as everything else is not suitable for me. well since its been fitted ive only had 2 weeks with no bleeding but im awa - 76% more...
    Nessie- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  7. link Vgoetsch
    Hang in there. I almost bled for six months. Now I barely have a period (not even enought to soak a panty liner).
    Vgoetsch- over a year ago
  8. link Vgoetsch
    Hang in there. I bled for almost six months and now barely have a period (not even enough to soak a panty liner).
    Vgoetsch- over a year ago
  9. link Wmc001
    Mirena early pregnancy symptoms, metallic taste in mouth, mouth thrush, lower back pain, frequent urination
    the same as early pregnancy symptoms nause metallic taste in mouth thrush diahorrea depression crying mood swings irritable bloated achey joints sore breasts lower back pain frequent urination restless legs
    Wmc001- over a year ago - in Mirena
  10. link Lisalisa71
    Mirena birth control pill, back ache, hormones, cramps, dizziness
    I had my Mirena inserted on June 20th and finally on August 15th I stopped bleeding and no discharge. I know that my body is reacting to the constant hormones that this thing gives off unlike the birth control pill where you have the 7 days of no hor - 62% more...
    Lisalisa71- over a year ago - in Mirena
  11. link Mich61269
    Mirena heart palputations, heart attack, constant tiredness, depression, weight watchers
    Only now after the break up of my marriage and the begining of a new relationship,do i realise that something was just not right, when my new man was saying exactly the same things as my ex...terriable mood swings, constant angry feelings, scarring a - 78% more...
    Mich61269- over a year ago - in Mirena
  12. link West1
    Mirena iud, copper, allergy, doctors, experiences
    I have 2 children and my doctor just prescribed Mirena.....I didn't want to go back on the pill. But after reading the messages on this site, I am reconsidering having it inserted. Do any of you know if you can get an iud without horemones anymore? I - 30% more...
    West1- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  13. link Mrf773
    mirena and migraines
    I have always had some migraines but never to extent that I have them now and they definately seem to be hormone related. I have them from 5-7 days sometimes everyday the week befor i start. I also seem to get them around ovulation. I am on 2 prevent - 55% more...
    Mrf773- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  14. link Mrf773
    I have heard it can take a couple of months for your hormones to return to normal, I will be seeing my doctor next week.
    Mrf773- over a year ago
  15. link Kklimek
    I to have a history of migraines and I have noticed they increased. I had the mirena put in on June 25. Just last weekend, I had it removed because the intensity of the migraines were out of control. I am still experience headaches so I am trying to - 17% more...
    Kklimek- over a year ago
  16. link Mbceja
    Mirena lower abdominal pain, loss of sex drive, iud, ovarian cyst, been going crazy
    I have had Mirena for about 6 months now and I have been going crazy trying to figure out what is wrong with me. To begin with I had an ovarian cyst, which my doctor insisted was not due to the IUD. I later find out it is a possible side effect of th - 62% more...
    Mbceja- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  17. link Popcorn2
    I have mirena too. I have had some of the same side efficts, the discharge, the sharp pain that comes and goes. my goodness the no sex drive at all. i can't tell you the last time i wanted to have sex. and there is the weight gain that they will neve - 47% more...
    Popcorn2- over a year ago
  18. link Manning25
    HEAVY BLEEDING WITH BLOOD CLOTS
    IS ANYONE EXPERICENING THIS AFTER HAVING THE COIL TAKEN OUT?
    Manning25- over a year ago - in Mirena
  19. link Manning25
    Mirena bloated stomach, mirena coil, skin pigmentation, mood swings, blood clots
    I HAVE HAD MY MIRENA COIL OUT NOW FOR 12 DAYS AND SINCE THEN I HAVE BEEN BLEEDING NON STOP AND IT HAS BEEN COMMING OUT IN BIG BLOOD CLOTS AND I AM CHANGING EVERY TWO HOURS. LOOKING BACK NOW I REALISE THAT I HAD SUFFERED A LOT OF SIDE AFFECTS SINCE HA - 52% more...
    Manning25- over a year ago - in Mirena
  20. link Nicolecmt
    Mirena pain during sex, sex drive, antidepressents, good experience, breakouts
    I've had Mirena in for a little over 8 months and am pretty happy with it.It was uncomfortable during insertion but not actually painful. There was some mild cramping, like you would experience when you start your period, and mild spotting. My period - 74% more...
    Nicolecmt- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  21. link Rebgrac81
    Yes this happened to me, but luckily I waited a couple of weeks and it came back out with my period and didn't have to spend 100s of dollars on an ultrasound.
    Rebgrac81- over a year ago
  22. link Kimhammonds
    Mirena oh my goodness, mood swings, eye doctor, hair loss, irregular bleeding
    Reply 15 minutes ago on Aug 17, 2007 by kimhammonds, #1261 Oh my goodness. I have had this thing for almost two years now. I feel so much better about myself after reading these reviews. I have went to the eye doctor because I was sure I had a tumor - 61% more...
    Kimhammonds- over a year ago - in Mirena
  23. link Elainech
    Mirena know the truth, fortunately, pharmaceutical industries, horror stories, truth will prevail
    Well, I am not the type to post things on line but I'm so angry and disgusted with the whole medical and pharmaceutical industries for promoting this product FALSELY. I got the mirena 5 weeks ago and am having it removed in two days- and counting. I - 83% more...
    Elainech- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  24. link Kimhammonds
    Reply 15 minutes ago on Aug 17, 2007 by kimhammonds, #1261 Oh my goodness. I have had this thing for almost two years now. I feel so much better about myself after reading these reviews. I have went to the eye doctor because I was sure I had a tumor - 61% more...
    Kimhammonds- over a year ago
  25. link Kimhammonds
    Oh my goodness. I have had this thing for almost two years now. I feel so much better about myself after reading these reviews. I have went to the eye doctor because I was sure I had a tumor behind my eyes. I have had terrible headaches, blurred visi - 57% more...
    Kimhammonds- over a year ago
  26. link Yas1
    Mirena contraceptive pills, 25 june, prolonged periods, anti histamine, yas
    I had the Mirena inserted on 25 June 2007 as I was having terrible trouble with my prolonged periods. After having endometriosis and a cysts removed, doctors advised this would be the best thing for me, especially as I've had lots of problems with se - 70% more...
    Yas1- over a year ago - in Mirena
  27. 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
  28. link Cheyennemotheroftwo
    Mirena fyi
    As a side note, my Mirena was inserted 03/13/07. Just and FYI.
    Cheyennemotheroftwo- over a year ago - in Mirena