Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. 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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  3. link Elmoore
    Flu like symptoms, body aching all over, hot flushes, mood swings. 
    Had the merina put in 16th May 2012 and it now 30th May 2012. When I had it put in I had to go under general as I suffer from high anxiety and panic attacks. The day after the insertion I have been getting body aches all over my body like flu like sy - 68% more...
    Elmoore- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  4. link Elmoore
    Rang doctor. Getting it taken out.
    Elmoore- over a year ago
  5. link Mackenzie30
    Lawyer-Motley Rice in South Carolina
    Just wanted to let you know that there is a lawyer in S. Carolina that has handled/is handling some of the Mirena cases an is very good. I can't say too much more but ask for Carmen Scott. Good luck ladies.
    Mackenzie30- over a year ago - in Mirena
  6. link Nyrek
    Mirena wrongful death cases, letter in the mail, class action suit, florida attorney, civil suit
    Just an update about the class action suit discussed previously, and Aamaya had provided us with the Florida attorney, Justin Wikin: I got a letter in the mail yesterday stating that they would not be pursuing suit against them. They said that they d - 54% more...
    Nyrek- over a year ago - 76 Replies - in Mirena
  7. link Iudnot4me2
    I have done extensive research lately and have realized Mirena was the cause of my gallbladder disease. In July of 08 i was a healthy 31 y/o, no medical issues. I had Mirena placed and allll hell broke loose. Acne, lethargy, mood swings, joint pain, - 60% more...
    Iudnot4me2- over a year ago
  8. link Dna
    Mirena breastfed babies, baby eczema, sex drive, eczema, couple of days
    I've had Mirena for about 3 months now - 6 weeks after I had my second child. My son is breastfed and right around the time I got mirena inserted, be broke out with what seems to be baby eczema. I have a few of the same side effects as many other wom - 49% more...
    Dna- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  9. link Mommyjones
    I also had Mirena 7 weeks post with my 2nd baby girl. I breastfed her until 6 months, she is now 8 months. She has, for lack of a better description, little boobies. Her nipples seem swollen and a little hard, I remember my 1st child (while being bre - 51% more...
    Mommyjones- over a year ago
  10. link Hailey56
    Mirena has destroyed my daughter's life!
    My 22 year old daughter had the Mirena IUD put in 2 years ago. In the last six months her health, which has always been very good, is now so bad she can barely function. The extreme leg/foot pain (breaking/burning sensations), numbness/tingling in ar - 83% more...
    Hailey56- over a year ago - 15 Replies - in Mirena
  11. link Xxx312
    "Levonorgestrel is pesticide ie., birth control pill and Mirena i.u.d implant. Also known as "organophosphate"; nerve agent. It was used during the holocaust under the name "Zyklon B" to exterminate Europeans; only in grosser - 74% more...
    Xxx312- over a year ago
  12. link Xxx312
    [link removed] MIRENA is a pesticide !!!
    Xxx312- over a year ago
  13. link Alex5landin
    Bad side effects with the mirena
    I got the mirena 6 weeks after my daughter was born its been 3 yrs now and I have experience frequent urination , really bad abdominal cramps so bad to the point I can't move and the pain is unbareable I also had a rapid loss weight I lost 50 pounds - 10% more...
    Alex5landin- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  14. link Wajirg
    I have had the mirena twice now. The first time was after my daughter was born, in which I had no complications. My husband and I decided have our third child and after he was born I naturally wanted the mirena again. I experienced similar symptoms a - 75% more...
    Wajirg- over a year ago
  15. link Sam611
    Mirena mirena iud, dizziness blurred vision, loss of appetite, mood swings, side effect profile
    First of all, a big thanks to all of you who have shared your experiences. I am a biochemist, with a background in pharmaceutical research...I chose the Mirena IUD after careful consideration of it's active ingredient, Levonorgestrel. The side effect - 90% more...
    Sam611- over a year ago - 20 Replies - in Mirena
  16. link Danab01
    I had the iud put in first of April this year.. I have since been bleeding for almost a full month, my eyes r blurred, have no energy, and want to eat everything in sight and am having mood swings bad..I am an avid runner and am very vain about my we - 64% more...
    Danab01- over a year ago
  17. 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
  18. link Wajirg
    I have recently experienced a horror story of my own. I had the mirena after my second child for little over a year with now problems at all. My fiancée and I decided to try for a third child when we found out I may have to have most of my cervix rem - 85% more...
    Wajirg- over a year ago
  19. link Mommyof3kiddos
    As I stated above (I am Mommyof3Kiddos), your practitioner is not necessarily to blame. It's possible that your uterus is shaped abnormally, or "tipped" in such a way that it made the IUD insertion more difficult. Practitioners would not kn - 84% more...
    Mommyof3kiddos- over a year ago
  20. link Janey33
    Mirena, swollen joints
    hi there, I had the mirena inserted 8 weeks ago. 4 days ago I woke up and the joints in my hands, knees, fingers, shoulders were swollen and stiff. I've never had nothing like thus before. I had the mirena removed the same day. Since then things have - 33% more...
    Janey33- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  21. link Goodyearchic
    I would say it took me a month to be 90% better after removal. After that over the next 3-4 months most symptoms went away. I've had it removed for about 3-4 years now. I can't remember how long it took exactly, but I'd say about a year to get back t - 4% more...
    Goodyearchic- over a year ago
  22. link Hockeyhitz
    Mirena type of birth control, breast tenderness, mess with your mind, bad experience, having a baby
    I posted on this website about a month ago and it's time for an update: Earlier today I got my Mirena removed. After reading so many posts on this website and other sites I found. I really thought long and hard about whether or not to take it out. I - 89% more...
    Hockeyhitz- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  23. link Hluce77
    I had after my fourth child and am looking to have it out. I bleed so much that since my son was born in 12/10 I have some sort of period for more than half the month. Started severe headaches, mild depression, mood swings and now dizziness and breas - 59% more...
    Hluce77- over a year ago
  24. link Lgc
    Extreme pain with Mirena
    I had a mirena inserted a little more than a year ago now, for the purpose of reducing cramps and bleeding. The day I had it inserted was terrible, but eventually the pain subsided and I almost didn't feel anything at all. Then I noticed after about - 75% more...
    Lgc- over a year ago - in Mirena
  25. link Marysabelnelly
    Mirena contact lenses, feel depress, miami fl, extrange, lupus
    I have mirena for 2 years and 6 months I feel depress I can not wear contact lenses since, I think my ANA is high for this reason 1135 is not lupus but the only extrange in my body is Mirena I do not drink any medicine I was healthy before it Does an - 16% more...
    Marysabelnelly- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  26. link Lindsaybartha
    I have worn contacts for 15 years. I have never had an issue..... I got the mirena put in a week ago and have not been able to wear my contacts at since day 1 o it being in. My eyes are so itchy and watery at all times. I didn't know why until I star - 39% more...
    Lindsaybartha- over a year ago
  27. link Got_stuck222
    Mirena law suit, name and address, good luck, class action law
    IMPORTANT INFO FOR ALL OF YOU MIRENA USERS: It is true. There is a class action law suit against Mirena for your side effects please call 850-916-7450. They will ask for your name and number at first. Then someone will call you back asking you for yo - 46% more...
    Got_stuck222- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  28. link Sislee
    Is it still active? Also.....does this also cover the 'Mirena Crash'? The crash almost cost me my life! I am ready to take action!
    Sislee- over a year ago
  29. link Pyralisrae
    Mirena curious sensation, mirena coil, vaginal discharge, abdominal pain, bouts
    I'm 34 and my children are 3 and 5 years old. I had my Mirena coil fitted on 12 Sept 2007, so have now had it just over a year. During that time, I've had bouts of intense abdominal pain, almost constant vaginal discharge, bleeding after exercise or - 69% more...
    Pyralisrae- over a year ago - 13 Replies - in Mirena
  30. link 2boysmummy
    Hi I'm new to this I got the mirena fitted 2 months ago I have had constant bleedin just 2 wks of not bleedin I have bk and stomach cramps all the time, I always need the toilet for a wee , and over the past week I've been gettin movement in ma stoma - 62% more...
    2boysmummy- over a year ago
  31. link Dd1989
    Major problems with the Mirena
    I had the Mirena put in November of 2010. I researched it, asked questions, etc. NOWHERE did it say the cruel and evil effects it would have on my body. I had it in for just over two years. It's been out for exactly 1 year. I dealt with weight gain o - 83% more...
    Dd1989- over a year ago - 14 Replies - in Mirena
  32. link Pixiecatrn
    I went to the ER because I was having severe pain on the right side of my back that made it VERY difficult to take a deep breathe. The pain was radiating up my back to my shoulder and I had developed a cough 3 days prior. I had just gone to my primar - 78% more...
    Pixiecatrn- over a year ago
  33. link Spresnell
    i got the mirena a month ago and this past week ive had flutter or heart palps and feel i cant get full breath. i feel dizzy and woozy and anxiety-what led u to find out it was pe-im startng to thnk i need to go to dr...nervous
    Spresnell- over a year ago
  34. link Pixiecatrn
    After reading all that I have I am in near tears. I am recovering from a pulmonary embolism they believe was caused by the Mirena. This is the worst time in my life to be going through this as I am also going through a divorce. I am devastated to rea - 63% more...
    Pixiecatrn- over a year ago
  35. link Lakey23
    i've have merina inserted 2 days ago . i have to kids and scince yesterday i have this cramping feeling and back pain . little head aches here and there . : (
    Lakey23- over a year ago - in Mirena
  36. link Saragm73
    What do I do? Help!
    I had Mirena inserted 4 months ago. I usually handle pain very well, but the insertion was excrutiating. I still have cramps almost every day. My back has started aching lately. I basically feel like I have PMS all the time now. Mood swings galore. I - 55% more...
    Saragm73- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  37. link Yeahhitslindsay
    I had the Mirena inserted April 27, 2012. I am 21 and have never had kids, and my dr. thinks I may have endometriosis too. The cramps since I've gotten it 3 days ago have been non-stop excruciating! 800mg ibuprofen and 5-325 Hydrocodone (vicodin) won - 76% more...
    Yeahhitslindsay- over a year ago