How effective is Mirena?

Answer On One Hand: Mirena As an Effective Form of Birth ControlMirena is considered to be one of the most effective forms of birth control available. As an IUD placed inside the uterus with the birth con... Read More »

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How effective is the Mirena IUD?

On One Hand: Mirena IUD Is Very Effective Birth ControlThe hormonal IUD (Intrauterine Device), which goes by the brand name Mirena, is a small, T-shaped device that releases progestin into your ute... Read More »

Is the Mirena IUD safe?

On One Hand: Mirena is Clinically SafeMirena is inserted into the uterus. The insertion is uncomfortable and feels similar to getting a Pap smear, but it takes a little longer and is more intrusive... Read More »

Mirena replacement due?

I'm sorry you had such a rough time - I just got mine in June and my placement just felt like a pinch. I took Ibuprofen an hour or so beforehand. My doctor also offered cervical freezing, but I rea... Read More »

Can mirena fall out?

According to the official prescribing information, about 5 percent of Mirena users experience expulsion, which means that the IUD "falls out." Women who use Mirena should check the strings monthly ... Read More »