Mirena Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Mirena by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Ameigh
    Long-term Side Effects Despite Removal
    Like many here, I had the Mirena, developed many neurological side effects (migraines, numbness/weakness, tingling, dizziness, fatigue, low libido, back pain, and depression). I had every test done to rule out MS, Guillaine Barre, etc. I was also tol - 76% more...
    Ameigh- over a year ago - 12 Replies - in Mirena
  2. link Bluebird29
    The week I had mine removed I had four major migraines, full scale. I was admitted to the ER for the first one for possible stroke. Catscan and MRI showed nothing abnormal. It's been three and a half months with inconsistent symptoms. I've been diagn - 68% more...
    Bluebird29- over a year ago
  3. link Alli16wat
    mirena is destroying my health
    I got the mirena just a little over a year ago. Almost immediately I started getting terriable cramps but that slowed down so I figured it was just my body getting used to it. I also started experiencing a horriable taste in my mouth which still happ - 83% more...
    Alli16wat- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  4. link Yvo
    I’m sorry to hear about the health issues you’ve experienced since you had Mirena fitted. I empathise with you completely. I had my Mirena removed 6 weeks ago after having it for 13 months. I now feel much better. It wasn’t a rapid change as soon as - 77% more...
    Yvo- over a year ago
  5. link Battagliak
    Removal of Mirena NOT GOOD
    I had Mirena inserted in June of 2011 had it removed in January of 2011 from bleeding all the time Low sex drive etc, I had the Mirena out for about 5 days now I HAVE BEEN BLEEDING VERY VERY HEAVY CLOTS ARE HUGE WENT TO THE ER MY BLOOD COUNT WAS GOOD - 53% more...
    Battagliak- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Mirena
  6. link Rites
    Mirena...... Oh so much to be said about this awful thing!! I had mine inserted 3 1/2 years ago after having my 2nd child. From the beginning, I started having very painful intercourse (so painful I would be in the fetal position for the rest of the - 92% more...
    Rites- over a year ago
  7. link Yvo
    Farewell to Mirena
    After 13 months of (in no particular order) random periods lasting up to 15 days each, increased discharge, severe bloating, abdominal pain, nervousness, weight gain (8 kg), breast tenderness, low mood, loss of emotions and a waistline that evolved i - 57% more...
    Yvo- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  8. link Rites
    Mirena...... Oh so much to be said about this awful thing!! I had mine inserted 3 1/2 years ago after having my 2nd child. From the beginning, I started having very painful intercourse (so painful I would be in the fetal position for the rest of the - 92% more...
    Rites- over a year ago
  9. link Rites
    Mirena...... Oh so much to be said about this awful thing!! I had mine inserted 3 1/2 years ago after having my 2nd child. From the beginning, I started having very painful intercourse (so painful I would be in the fetal position for the rest of the - 92% more...
    Rites- over a year ago
  10. link Smoore74
    Mirena long term solution, angiodema, urticaria, joint pain, anaphalaxis
    I have been on mirena now for 10 months. I was on the depo for 10 years prior. I loved my depo adn only went off of it after Kaiser said I could not do it any longer. I was told that mirena was a god send and a lot like my depo. I can say that the co - 89% more...
    Smoore74- over a year ago - 62 Replies - in Mirena
  11. link Aledandsteph
    It should be illegal to give this to us girls
    Aledandsteph- over a year ago
  12. link Eastermarie
    Also gettig my Mirena removed...
    After researching what other women have experienced to see if I was going crazy, or not, I have decided that the Mirena IUD is NOT a healthy choice for birth control. I'm fully aware that it affects everyone differently, but I've read too many horror - 61% more...
    Eastermarie- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  13. link Aledandsteph
    I agree - I thought I was going to end up in prison I got so full of rage. I didn't know what was happening to me for a while and as soon as I sussed it - out it came. I think it should be illegal.
    Aledandsteph- over a year ago
  14. link Gisele Doiron
    bleeding non stop since 6 mth after marina was put in
    hi i got mirena put in 6 mth ago and been bleeding since then non stop what should i do ... it s getting to be a pain .
    Gisele Doiron- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  15. link Agecmorgan
    Mirena nightmare!
    I had Mirena for two years before I realized what was going on with my body and finally had the Dr. remove it. The first thing she asked me was why I wanted to have it removed. I explained to her that I had 90% of the side effects listed below. She a - 93% more...
    Agecmorgan- over a year ago - 29 Replies - in Mirena
  16. link Ashleyh7
    I have had the mirena for almost three years and for the past year I have started having really bad stomach pains. My anger and lashing out it Something I have never done before. I feel evil and it was driving me nuts! I don't have a period and I hav - 68% more...
    Ashleyh7- over a year ago
  17. link Sgnwilliams
    I had the Mirena for 3 years. I just had it removed and felt better instantly. I saw 8 doctors. I has multiple blood test, was mis diagnosed with cgd. I had and ecg and colonosocpy, chest x-rays, and a cat scan. No one knew what was wrong with me.My - 77% more...
    Sgnwilliams- over a year ago
  18. link Mstina07
    Need Help - severe pain with Mirena
    I had Mirena placed a little over 2 weeks ago. I have never had children. Doctor placed it for my endometriosis symptoms (long heavy periods with bad cramps every 2 weeks). Day of procedure-was just awful. I had "contraction" like pain for - 91% more...
    Mstina07- over a year ago - 56 Replies - in Mirena
  19. link Lives4music14
    I just had this exact problem. I got Mirena inserted on Wednesday, and it hurt so much. The 15 minute walk home took me an hour and a half. I threw up twice on the way. For 24 hours after, I was curled in the fetal position on my bed, unable to move - 74% more...
    Lives4music14- over a year ago
  20. link Youwillgetbetter
    Mirena womens hormones, anxiety and depression, extreme fatigue, mystery illness, extreme weight
    THERE IS HOPE ALL YOU BEAUTIFUL WOMEN OUT THERE, I PROMISE YOU. THESE SIDE EFFECTS WILL REBALANCED ONCE YOU GET THE MIRENA TAKEN OUT. It may take anywhere from a few weeks to many many months, but it will get better, i've been where you all are and w - 96% more...
    Youwillgetbetter- over a year ago - 14 Replies - in Mirena
  21. link Shylaosborne
    New2mirena-can I ask for those who are educated about mirena, if you are experiencing mild side affects such as headaches, fatigue, and depression...what can I do to help balence myself out NOW before I let it go on and on and feel crazy so that I ca - 47% more...
    Shylaosborne- over a year ago
  22. link Agecmorgan
    @Stepholder: The only reason I am responding to you is because I feel sorry for you. You obviously suffer from anger management. You should take your own advice and "see a shrink quickly!" either that or get your Mirena removed. You are obv - 32% more...
    Agecmorgan- over a year ago
  23. link Lostinca
    Mirena questions
    Hello I had Mirena inserted on 12-29-11, and ever since then I have been spotting almost daily, I have gained 10 pounds, my stomach looks and feels as if I was pregnant, I have had pretty much non stop cramps, mood swings, all of these wonderful thin - 58% more...
    Lostinca- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Mirena
  24. link Joey69
    Mirena action case, cheers, australia
    Hi there, I am from Australia and have had shocking effects from the Mirena and need to know if anyone has started a class legal action case in relation to what this thing has done to us. If there is no class action i would be interested in hearing f - 29% more...
    Joey69- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  25. link Di Huppatz
    HI, MY NAME IS DI, I AM 61 YEARS OLD. FOUR YEARS AGO I HAD HEAVY BLEEDING DUE TO FIBROIDS. MY GYNO REMOVED THE FIBROIDS AND INSERTED THE MIRENA. THREE YEARS LATER I HAD A CYCST ON BOTH OVARIES, ONE OF WHICH BURST. I HAD MY OVARIES REMOVED AND WAS TOL - 55% more...
    Di Huppatz- over a year ago
  26. link Di Huppatz
    HI, MY NAME IS DI, I AM 61 YEARS OLD. FOUR YEARS AGO I HAD HEAVY BLEEDING DUE TO FIBROIDS. MY GYNO REMOVED THE FIBROIDS AND INSERTED THE MIRENA. THREE YEARS LATER I HAD A CYCST ON BOTH OVARIES, ONE OF WHICH BURST. I HAD MY OVARIES REMOVED AND WAS TOL - 55% more...
    Di Huppatz- over a year ago
  27. link Di Huppatz
    I AM VERY INTERESTED IN BEING INVOLVED IN A CLASS ACTION. I HAD A BURST CYST ON ONE OVARY AND A CYCST ON THE OTHER, WHICH WERE DIAGNOSED AS STAGE 3A OVARIAN CANCER. I HAD THE MIRENA INSERTED THREE YEARS PRIOR TO THAT TIME. I BELIEVE IN MY HEART THE M - 12% more...
    Di Huppatz- over a year ago
  28. link Jessyj
    How many problems can you get from this birth control?
    In May of 2006 i found i out i was a week pregnant and but shortly after I found out i was loosing that baby to an eptopic pregnancy. So i decided to get the mirena. My period lasted for almost 3wks then finally it stopped then started back again whi - 92% more...
    Jessyj- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Mirena
  29. link Agecmorgan
    @Stepholder: The only reason I am responding to you is because I feel sorry for you. You obviously suffer from anger management. You should take your own advice and "see a shrink quickly!" either that or get your Mirena removed. You are obv - 32% more...
    Agecmorgan- over a year ago
  30. link Stephholder
    @Age: you are a sick, sick person with borderline personality disorder and paranoid delusions or persecutions. See a shrink, quickly!
    Stephholder- over a year ago
  31. link Nisey429
    the before and after
    I had Mirena inserted in October of 2007. I had it in for around 18 months, Before it was removed I had severe weight gain I want from 178 to 260ish, this is the reason be hind having it removed. After it was removed I started having very heavy perio - 81% more...
    Nisey429- over a year ago - 3 Replies - in Mirena
  32. link Nisey429
    I have been on Kelnor for a while now. So far the bleeding has stopped as long as I take a pill a day. But every 3 weeks I look at having to have my period and I am afraid that during that week while I am bleeding that I might not get it to stop agai - 47% more...
    Nisey429- over a year ago
  33. link Yvo
    Sorry to hear that you’re having problems. Are the tablets you take Tranexamic acid? I’ve been prescribed these for very heavy periods. They are meant to increase clot formation to lessen bleeding. They should be tried for 3 periods and discontinued - 69% more...
    Yvo- over a year ago
  34. link Badgergrad96
    Bleeding After Intercourse while using Mirena
    After months of frustrating menstrual cycles, I had the mirena IUD inserted in April 2007. It was a dream, I had 1 period after insertion and that was it. About six months ago (January 2008) I began bleeding after each time I had intercourse. I follo - 30% more...
    Badgergrad96- over a year ago - 27 Replies - in Mirena
  35. link Lissa1792
    I have had my mirena for six months now and just now its starting to hurt when my (boyfriend of two years) and I have intercourse we just moved so i don't have medical to go in its still placed right, but i don't know why its hurting so badly, its li - 33% more...
    Lissa1792- over a year ago
  36. link Mrsnelson78
    Mirena choice in the matter, acid reflux, 5 months, distraction, gerd
    Been about 5 months post-removal for me. I can honestly say I am doing better but still not 100% as I had hoped to be. I had a good week last week which was the first time I felt like myself in about 6 months. It gave me hope even though I'm not feel - 67% more...
    Mrsnelson78- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Mirena
  37. link Elodiasandoval
    I myself had mirena put in October 2011. A month later my liver enzymes were up the ruff. My doctor said it wasnt Mirena. After a catscan and a ultrasaund on found my liver healthy and couldnt figure out what was causing it. Ended up in the ER on 01/ - 72% more...
    Elodiasandoval- over a year ago