How effective is the Mirena IUD?

Answer 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 »

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How effective is Mirena?

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 »

What age do you have to be to get Mirena?

There is no minimum age requirement to use Mirena, but the device is recommended for women who have had at least one child. According to the official Mirena website, most of the FDA-approval resear... Read More »

Anyone had symptoms with Mirena?

I experienced spotting for the first two days, then it went away until my period came.When my period came, I had NO cramping whatsoever, and it was very light! I've had it for 4 or 5 months now, an... 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 »