Is the Mirena IUD safe?

Answer 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 »

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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 »

How much does Mirena cost?

The Mirena intrauterine device (IUD)---a method of birth control---costs $843.60 as of March 2010, according to its official website. Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Mirena, allow p... Read More »

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 »

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 »