Does mirena coil cause high blood pressure?

How our community feel they have been impacted by high blood pressure on mirena coil

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Out of the 522 reviews for mirena coil, 0 people (0%) reported high blood pressure.

Reviewers that reported high blood pressure as a side effect

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Used for 1 - 3 mo
43 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  4th Feb 24

  •  Stopped using

Horrific. Gynacologist suggested Mirena coil for heavy periods and bad PMS as couldn't take Pill due to hormone sensitivity. Coil fine at fitting, very strong stomach pain which was to be expected. However it felt like my kidneys had been punched due to pain. The back pain was so severe it went all the way down my legs and I couldn't sit/ stnd or lie down without wincing. After 7 days I had coil removed, I was told it had dropped down. Three months later I am still recieving physio to alleviate back pain cause muscule trauma from the coil.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
19 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Dec 23

  •  Stopped using

I bled for 6 months after the very painful insertion. My period then stopped for 5 months, and I was bleeding heavily for the last 3 months. However, I did not gain weight, get acne or have any changes to my mood. Shame about the bleeding because it would've been perfect!


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  12th Aug 23

  •  Stopped using

It was great — 3 months of light spotting in the adjustment period, NO period at all after that. Until my body expelled the IUD 8 months in. I got a replacement IUD. It also expelled. 1 month in. Sadly, my uterus doesn't like IUDs. Other than that and some lower back pain, it was a very good contraceptive and helped stop my heavy periods altogether.


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Mirena coil common side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

61% of mirena coil reviewers reported period like cramps

42% of mirena coil reviewers reported tender breasts

41% of mirena coil reviewers reported vaginal discharge

30% of mirena coil reviewers reported lower back pain

25% of mirena coil reviewers reported breast enlargement


Possible mirena coil side effects

Data is taken from self reported Lowdown user reviews

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