Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Azdiddy
    Mirena nausea and dizziness, initial pain, back pain, drive you home, bloating
    I have only had it for a week and have had non-stop cramping, bleeding and bloating and back pain. I am hoping this all goes away. My biggest complaint was that the insertion was so horribly painful and I should not have driven myself home. The pain, - 40% more...
    Azdiddy- over a year ago - in Mirena
  2. link Bluegirl
    Mirena lost my baby, baby weight, serious trouble, i am glad, gyn
    Mirena almost ruined my life. I was terribly depressed and tired and moody. I had no desire for sex and for someone who lost my baby weight right after both of my girls were born, and have never had weight issues, I sure did gain a lot on Mirena. It - 69% more...
    Bluegirl- over a year ago - in Mirena
  3. link Ays74
    Mirena loss of libido, mood swings, bleach stain, birth control, 9 months pregnant
    Out of all birth control's this has to be the worst i have tried (apart from regular Coil), since having it fitted on 23/08/06 i have gained many many pounds and after eating i bloat to the extent that i look 8-9 months pregnant, have constant hot fl - 77% more...
    Ays74- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  4. link Bluegirl
    I had the same response to Mirena. It was horrible. I was suicidal. I screamed at my husband and children constantly and I am still trying to lose all the weight, even though it has been a year since it has been removed. My GYN told me that he really - 62% more...
    Bluegirl- over a year ago
  5. link Bamagirl
    No you are not going crazy. I had the Mirena put in 06-19-07 and within 4 days I felt totally different...dizzy, nervous, anxious, insomnia, bleeding, and major lower back pain. I called my OB and told them my symptoms...I also stated that I was comp - 58% more...
    Bamagirl- over a year ago
  6. link Angela1984
    Mirena sex drive, moods, old skin, april 30th, contraception
    Had the Mirena fitted April 30th 2007, and its all just dawned on me why my skin has turned awful, I've put on weight, I have no sex drive, and my moods switch from good to bad in seconds. However, am worried Im going to speak to my doctors, and they - 46% more...
    Angela1984- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  7. link Bluegirl
    I had a terrible experience with Mirena, it almost ruined my liife. I felt terrible and still am getting the weight off after a year has passed. The copper IUD has no hormones. I would try that if I were you. Good luck- I feel your pain!
    Bluegirl- over a year ago
  8. link Jennyf
    Mirena doctor nurse, hysteroscopy, unwell, zombie, experiences
    Had mirena inserted 24/5/07 whilst having a hysteroscopy, all was ok for 2 days then suffered severe bleeding with pain. passed a massive clot now awaiting scan as doctor & nurse cannot find coil.I think it is around somewhere because I feel so t - 43% more...
    Jennyf- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  9. link Loulou26573
    I have suffered with extreme fatigue - so bad that my legs sometimes will hardly move. After all the neurological tests and blood tests etc I think it must be due to the Mirena. I had the first for 5 years, and am now on my 4th year of the second. I - 56% more...
    Loulou26573- over a year ago
  10. link Kjj
    Mirena tyroid, fat person, birth control, afterall, depo
    The Mirena was inserted in June 2004. All was good until last Summer. I started to put on weight, I went from a size 8 to a size 12. so I exercised even more and reduced my intake of carbs and fat. In fact I changed my diet, more veg and fruit. I hav - 69% more...
    Kjj- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  11. link Twindaisiesmom
    Mirena mirena iud, functional ovarian cysts, achieving orgasm, time of ovulation, decreased sex drive
    I have had the Mirena IUD since January 2006, so for about 18 months. The insertion was HORRIBLE and painful. i was very unprepared for the pain, and had to call someone to come pick me up because I couldn't drive. Also had severe nausea and felt lik - 80% more...
    Twindaisiesmom- over a year ago - in Mirena
  12. link Marienap
    Mirena side effects
    I had the Mirena inserted about a month ago. I have gained 3 lbs. (my weight has always been very steady prior to this) and last night, the first night of my first period since having it inserted, I was up half the night with terrible night sweats. T - 38% more...
    Marienap- over a year ago - in Mirena
  13. link Amie_milton
    Mirena mirena iud, inability to lose weight, acne problem, decreased sex drive, decreased libido
    Acne, decreased libido, depression, inability to lose weight (even with exercise and dieting), among other side effects. I have never had an acne problem but not a week went by without major pimple outbreaks on my chin. Sex is totally unappealing and - 68% more...
    Amie_milton- over a year ago - in Mirena
  14. link Lilcountrygirl82
    Mirena lower backache, personal experience, heavy periods, brown discharge, thick brown
    Well my personal experience is that it sucks, and isn't worth it. I had mine inserted last September, and in the beginning I had some heavy periods and cramping, and now that passed a few months ago. But now the cramping is back, very severe off and - 70% more...
    Lilcountrygirl82- over a year ago - in Mirena
  15. link Binky0811
    I am having my Mirena removed tomorrow!
    Hello, I was just wondering if there is anyone out there who could tell me if they have had their Mirena removed. If so, I'd like to know if if is AS painful as it is having it put in?? Nervous in Providence, RI!
    Binky0811- over a year ago - in Mirena
  16. link Laurafbondi
    Mirena lighter, period, mirena iud, lower back pain, woke up this morning
    I have had my Mirena since Jan 07. My periods are certainly much lighter however I am spotting in between. I am having cramping and nausea almost daily know for about a week and my lower back hurts as well. The nausea is what is really bothering me. - 27% more...
    Laurafbondi- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Mirena
  17. link Susanknowsbest
    Yes, I've had a pretty smoothe ride for my first two months, but once my third month hit I feel horrible and can't keep food down I'm tired and restless with horrible backaches, when will this end
    Susanknowsbest- over a year ago
  18. link Susanknowsbest
    Yes i was having a smooth first two months of the ring, but as of three days ago I have been feeling nauseated and cannot eat, it is driving me crazy, when will it end?
    Susanknowsbest- over a year ago
  19. link Cubbysgirl02
    Oh my gosh, yes!! I've only had my Mirena IUD for a week and a half now and I'm finding myself so nauseas that I can't eat anything from morning until night. Somehow I get my appetite back late in the evening. I'm breastfeeding and so it's really imp - 35% more...
    Cubbysgirl02- over a year ago
  20. link Gwenbear7
    I just got the Mirena IUD a week ago and woke up this morning with horrible cramps and lower back pain, almost as severe as the contractions I felt when I went into labor. I'm not sure if it's due to the IUD or if I'm about to start my period or what - 8% more...
    Gwenbear7- over a year ago
  21. link Connietan
    Mirena fat body, polys, ovary, anemia, acne
    mirena inserted in jan 2007, and i gained quite a bit of weight since that, 4kg in 6 months no matter how little i eat.... and i facing serious acne on my face..never never go off...i am really really upset with my fat body and face, i never knew abo - 52% more...
    Connietan- over a year ago - in Mirena
  22. link Nicola
    Side effects in first 3 weeks after fitting
    I am 49 and had a Mirena fitted 3 weeks ago as treatment for endometriosis and heavy periods. Since then I have had almost continuous abdominal cramping, though the painful areas vary day by day; constipation (which I NEVER normally suffer) and today - 28% more...
    Nicola- over a year ago - in Mirena
  23. link Joannzloves
    Mirena memory loss, weight gain, headaches, acne, anxiety
    I had Mirena put in about 4 months ago. At first I experienced spotting for about a month and a half. In the past few weeks I have developed alot of other side effects. I am having weight gain, acne, headaches, anxiety, and memory loss. These side ef - 32% more...
    Joannzloves- over a year ago - in Mirena
  24. link Nursecari
    Mirena spinal surgeries, lidocaine, insertion, huh, norm
    I had the Mirena for one year and just had it removed because I would like another baby. My only complaint was the insertion which was very painful. I have had to spinal surgeries and two babies and I really thought this HURT! The person who removed - 33% more...
    Nursecari- over a year ago - in Mirena
  25. link Rijamom
    got it in November 2003, removed 2 weeks ago
    Rijamom- over a year ago - in Mirena
  26. link Lilrhody
    Mirena acne, heavy bleeding, pimple, horrific, cramps
    This is not a "new" side effect but I have to let everyone know about the acne!!! I've always had horrific cramps, heavy bleeding, and periods that lasted 8 days. So, Mirena turned out to be great for all of that! I hardly even know when my - 55% more...
    Lilrhody- over a year ago - in Mirena