Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Lisaaboud
    Mirena pimples, chin area, getting fatter, getting pregnant
    I have in a mirena for 8 mts now and besides my stomach getting fatter I have been getting pimples on my chin area and now my back leaving marks. I never got pimples on my back is this a side effect. Lisa
    Lisaaboud- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  2. link Lm8283
    I'm having the same thing... it must be a side effect... I wish it didn't cost so much then I could just have it taken out. I also can't risk getting pregnant... again!
    Lm8283- over a year ago
  3. link Nasturtium
    Mirena unexplained weight gain, loss of libido, postpartum, inability
    Uncharacteristic loss of libido, inability to lose postpartum weight, unexplained weight gain.
    Nasturtium- over a year ago - in Mirena
  4. link Ray1
    acne side effects
    I have had the Mirena for nearly a year and have been mostly very pleased - weight loss, no periods and stress free contraception is all great. However one bad side effect is acne - having never had a skin problem throughout my teens and early 20s (n - 62% more...
    Ray1- over a year ago - in Mirena
  5. link Squirmy_monkey
    Mirena painful cramps, loss of appetite, chin area, listlessness, lethargy
    had painful cramps after insertion, bled continuously for 3 months (spotting), mild acne on chin area, depression, loss of appetite, listlessness, lethargy
    Squirmy_monkey- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  6. link Vdj12121006
    Mirena chin area, sheds, workout, acne, hormones
    I have has the Mirena for 3 months. The first month I bled and cramped everday for the entire month. I workout at least 4 times a week whether it's at home or the gym but for this last month I have gained at least 7 pounds. I have also noticed that m - 22% more...
    Vdj12121006- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  7. link Missmarie
    I have just had the Mirena removed yesterday because of side-effects. I have had excessive weight gain & water retention, nasty acne and skin texture, night sweats or can't sleep because it's too hot, exhaustion, my breast size has increased 2 or - 69% more...
    Missmarie- over a year ago
  8. link Dclandjb
    Mirena stomach bloating, edema, pound weight gain, abdominal bloating, mirena
    stomach bloating -- excessive edema
    Dclandjb- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  9. link Lizy_bird
    Mirena heavy bleeding, migraines
    Migraines went away almost immediately. No more heavy bleeding.
    Lizy_bird- over a year ago - in Mirena
  10. link Chandra_321
    Mirena chronic fatigue, severe pms, stomach aches, insertion, acne
    Never have had children so the insertion of the IUD was the worst pain I have ever felt, even if it only took a minute. I recommend something stronger than motrin, because it hurts really bad. I had a constant but light bleeding for about 4 months af - 62% more...
    Chandra_321- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  11. link Safehaven51
    Mirena skin problems, itchy vagina, headaches, weight gain, uterus
    I had Mirena for three years I can say It was ok because I had no periods I did gain quite a bit of weight and some headaches and skin problems I just had it removed today because my husband and I want another baby the doctor told me today because I - 65% more...
    Safehaven51- over a year ago - in Mirena
  12. link Fuller2402
    Mirena little pain
    Overall I am having a positive experience I have a little pain and a longer period
    Fuller2402- over a year ago - in Mirena
  13. link Mbrandon
    Mirena breast tenderness, weight gain, period
    severe breast tenderness weight gain no periods
    Mbrandon- over a year ago - in Mirena
  14. 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
  15. link Ejupovic2
    Mirena birth control pills, breast feed, getting pregnant, cervix, libido
    I have had Mirena since April 2005 and after 3-4 months of spotting I have not had a period. I love it. I don't have to worry about getting pregnant. (I have a 2.5 year old and an 11 month old) It' also ideal for me because birth control pills are no - 55% more...
    Ejupovic2- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  16. link Gracer4
    Mirena mood swings, periods stopped, night sweats, hot flashes, homeopathic
    I've had the Mirena placed for 3 years now. My periods stopped within the first month. I no longer have any more night sweats, hot flashes or mood swings. I still may have insomnia but only mildly and it's managed with meditation & homeopathic me - 37% more...
    Gracer4- over a year ago - in Mirena
  17. link Drakkenraine
    Mirena breast tenderness, negative side effects, weight gain, pms, acne
    I have experienced very few side effects. No weight gain whatsoever, and I no longer have periods or pms. The negative side effects are very minor, like breast tenderness and minor cases of acne.
    Drakkenraine- over a year ago - in Mirena
  18. link Rhonda.33
    Mirena hairloss
    Rhonda.33- over a year ago - in Mirena
  19. link Dangler62
    Mirena royal brisbane hospital, face acne, mood changes, millia, bloating
    Extreme mood changes depression bloating millia on face acne listless anger at the professor at Royal Brisbane Hospital for not disclosing known side effects.
    Dangler62- over a year ago - in Mirena
  20. link Lauramnowotny
    Mirena menstrual periods, yeast infections, excercise, pms, weight gain
    I have had a positive experience. After some prolonged bleeding initially, I no longer have menstrual periods and although with the initial bleeding I had some yeast infections due to the excess bleeding, I haven't had any since it stopped. Its somet - 56% more...
    Lauramnowotny- over a year ago - in Mirena
  21. link Annafsuagd
    Mirena heart palpitations
    Heart Palpitations
    Annafsuagd- over a year ago - in Mirena
  22. link Risalarissa
    Mirena moodiness, weight gain, cramps
    weight gain no matter how little I eat, moodiness, cramps, now 4months straight of continuous spotting, and my husband can feel it during sex.
    Risalarissa- over a year ago - in Mirena
  23. link Testrella
    Mirena eye dryness, back pain, adenomyosis, jags, cold feet
    Awful little thing. Horrible cramping after insertion, bled for 2 weeks straight, back pain, front pain, cold legs, cold feet, crying jags, depression, bloating (couldn't button even my fat jeans), flat hair, eye dryness. Had doc remove it today. Hoo - 31% more...
    Testrella- over a year ago - in Mirena
  24. link Tiradoelboricua1
    Mirena pubic area, allergic reaction, levonorgestrel, allergy, gyn
    I was using Mirena for 1 year, since I had it inserted I felt discomfort and pain, I talked to my OB GYN, but he said that was normal, after months I developed an allergy on my pubic area, so I went to a Dr. recently and he removed it, he told me tha - 36% more...
    Tiradoelboricua1- over a year ago - in Mirena
  25. link Pepsi5
    Mirena loss of libido, bloating, tiredness, weight gain
    weight gain, tiredness, bloating, loss of libido
    Pepsi5- over a year ago - in Mirena