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“Independence Day”

published 13/05/2009

Prono more contraception for 5 years, light or no per...

Consdiscomfort, irregular bleeding, possible infection...

The coil – isn’t it a little old fashioned? This review is of a personal and sensitive nature so please bear this in mind. Anyone of a squeamish disposition please leave now, you have been warned and no complaints will be accepted if you decide to read on. As a teenager I suffered from very long...

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Excellent

ProHas totally stopped my periods with which I also e...

ConsVery painful to have fitted

INTRODUCTION I have decided to review a small invention that has literally changed my life and made me feel human again. Whilst my choice of product, the Mirena coil won't appeal to all Ciao readers I am determined to let other women know about my experience as it could change your life. I am 43...

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Excellent

“Mirena IUD”

published 12/01/2009

Prono pills, no periods, lasts for 5 years

Consvery painful insertion, some women don't like not ...

Mirena IUD is an intra-uterine T-shaped thingy that releases a very small amount of hormone into the uterus over 5 years. It is used for contraception (DUH) :) Now before I go into the review, I just wanna mention that before having this fitted, I've tried various methods - progesterone-only pill...

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Good

ProDon't have to worry about contraception

ConsPainful insertion (for me), heavy periods, prone t...

First of all i would just like to bring to your attention, for all you ladies that are pondering upon the idea of having an IUD fitted, what an IUD is and how it works. The following information was obtained from The Family Planning Website. What is an IUD? An IUD (Intrauterine Device) or "Coil"...

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Satisfactory

ProIf it likes you - painfree periods, a 2-3 day cycl...

ConsIf it doesn't like you - pain, cysts, very unpredi...

I have to emphasise from the start this is based on my own experience. A lot of women have different experiences of this device and have little or no side affects. The coil was 'sold' (in spite of a better word) to me by my GP. I had given birth to my daughter 2 months before and having another...

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“Mirena intra uterine device”

published 06/12/2010

Proforget about contraception when its in, 5 years ca...

Conspainful insertion, heavy bleeding for weeks maybe ...

I have had 2 children and cannot use the oral pill because of my age of 39, and i am overweight and had migraines. So, I tried the mini pill but it just made me grouchy, spotty and tearful with sore boobs. Falling preg again is not an option and my partner said he will get the snip but that was 2...

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Excellent

“This rocks!”

published 01/03/2007

ProCan pretty much forget about it, no interruptions,...

ConsPain on insertion, doctor clearly thought I was od...

I've got a copper IUD (Nova-T 380) rather than a hormonal one (also called an IUS), so some of what I'm saying only relates to copper IUDs. I got my IUD because I wanted something with less potential user error than condoms (or the pill), and didn't want to muck around with my hormones (and grow...

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Not for me

ProNo pregnancy

ConsSevere Pelvic infection, very heavy periods, disco...

I am writing this review because I want to share my experience with other women. I have been very healthy all my life except for the odd flu every now and then. I went onto the birth control pill after I got married. That was January 2004. I tried a few different brands but had severe side...

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Not for me

“its rubbish”

published 17/03/2011

Proeasy to have put in painless and no side affects

Consi fell pregnant on it!!

i had this fitted as emergancy contriception and i fell pregnant on it.. didnt hurt having it put in feels like period pains thats all and having it out feels like tugging there was no side affects while i was on it.. the reson i had it put in is because i am 18 and already have one baby and i...

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“OUCH!!!!!”

published 19/04/2011

Prohassle free contraception

Conspainful to insert

I had the Mirena Coil inserted two weeks ago and this is my experience. I've had bad experiences with two types of pill, injection and implant so this is pretty much my last option before just telling my boyfriend we are having a baby. Having it inserted was downright painful - I called my lovely...

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Product Information : Mirena IUD (Intrauterine Device)

Manufacturer's product description

Female Contraception - Intrauterine Device

Product Details

Long Name: IUD (Intrauterine Device)

Type: Intrauterine Device

Manufacturer: Mirena

Type for Subname: Female Contraception

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