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Rated 3.6

114 reviews

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Rated 3.6

96 reviews

Every 3 years

Frequency

Over 99%

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None

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None

Effect on fertility

Kyleena coil ingredients

Main hormones in Kyleena coil

Androgenic progestogen


Jaydess coil ingredients

Main hormones in Jaydess coil

Androgenic progestogen

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Kyleena coil reviews

114 reviews

Used for 6 - 12 mo
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

I started it after changing from the copper coil. Having previously had no issues with the mirena coil i thought this would be fine but instead i got constant spotting, bled after sex, had a painful and irritated cervix and lost my sex drive.

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Used for 6 - 12 mo
30 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Apr 24

  •  Still using

After having fibroid operation . I wanted contraceptive with no estrogen and ideally low progesterone. Wasn't many choices it was either mini pill or coil which you take on time all the time which didn't suit me. Plus I don't suit the more modern progesterone. Makes me crazy so it had to be iud coil. I've had many Mirena in past which were great masking at my heavy bleeding from my fibroids. But tended to have low moods which I put down to progesterone. So why I went for kylenna, a coil lower version progesterone with same amount of years. Initial side effects but amazed how little I bleed and i feel moods swings aren't strong as they were on the Mirena coil. I feel more even. I think definitely sensitive to hormone changes so I see this as a benefit for me.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3rd Apr 24

  •  Still using

I never leave reviews but felt like I needed to because I was terrified of getting this, I’ve always struggled with hormonal acne, thrush and am incredibly susceptible to drastic mood changes due to birth control. This was my last hope as the pill never agreed with me and I didn’t want the heavy bleeding from the copper coil. The insertion was really not even bad it did hurt a bit but was over so fast, I even went for a walk with my friend that evening and was absolutely fine! I had some cramps and bleeding for a few days after but nothing major and since I have had no side effects except a late and very light period that’s it! So please don’t be as terrified was after hearing so many horror stories, I was completely fine :)


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
21 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  2 weeks ago

  •  Stopped using

I started it after changing from the copper coil. Having previously had no issues with the mirena coil i thought this would be fine but instead i got constant spotting, bled after sex, had a painful and irritated cervix and lost my sex drive.


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
30 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Apr 24

  •  Still using

After having fibroid operation . I wanted contraceptive with no estrogen and ideally low progesterone. Wasn't many choices it was either mini pill or coil which you take on time all the time which didn't suit me. Plus I don't suit the more modern progesterone. Makes me crazy so it had to be iud coil. I've had many Mirena in past which were great masking at my heavy bleeding from my fibroids. But tended to have low moods which I put down to progesterone. So why I went for kylenna, a coil lower version progesterone with same amount of years. Initial side effects but amazed how little I bleed and i feel moods swings aren't strong as they were on the Mirena coil. I feel more even. I think definitely sensitive to hormone changes so I see this as a benefit for me.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
22 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3rd Apr 24

  •  Still using

I never leave reviews but felt like I needed to because I was terrified of getting this, I’ve always struggled with hormonal acne, thrush and am incredibly susceptible to drastic mood changes due to birth control. This was my last hope as the pill never agreed with me and I didn’t want the heavy bleeding from the copper coil. The insertion was really not even bad it did hurt a bit but was over so fast, I even went for a walk with my friend that evening and was absolutely fine! I had some cramps and bleeding for a few days after but nothing major and since I have had no side effects except a late and very light period that’s it! So please don’t be as terrified was after hearing so many horror stories, I was completely fine :)


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Jaydess coil reviews

96 reviews

Used for 6 - 12 mo
32 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

jaydess coil. i wanted a low hormone coil after bad experiences with pills. best thing ive tried. some negative mood and quite a few cramps initially, but pretty good now.


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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
32 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  19th Mar 24

  •  Stopped using

After being on and off oral contraceptives (most of the time cyproterone acetate 2.00 mg and ethinylestradiol tablets 35 mcg) I found moving to a hormonal IUD to be a total game-changer. Positives: Predominantly for my moods and the feeling of being in tune with my body (less water retention etc.). Although my hormonal prone acne got worse for a period of time (2-3 months), this eventually came right. I also lost the positive anti-androgen effects that I was on the pill for. I would say the improvement in mood was so significant for this alone it was worth switching the IUD. Other benefits; not having to think about the pill every day and going from heavy bleeding to light and then non-existent bleeding. Negatives: After nearly 1 year and a half of having the IUD I had a recurring UTI and several courses of antibiotics. I developed lower abdominal pain, bloating, pain after sex and thrush. This would come and go. Results only came back with BV. My gynaecologist suggested a course of Uro-Vaxom (3 months). This didn't resolve my symptoms so I suggested I would like to remove the IUD to see if it would help getting my periods back to rebalance my vaginal microbiome. After removing the IUD and two menstrual cycles later, all my symptoms were gone. I would still highly recommend this contraception - I had zero problems and only benefits up until the UTI and antibiotics.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  11th Feb 24

  •  Still using

For ages I was against using any hormonal contraception and strictly only used condoms. This was from a bad experience using the combined pill where it made me feel puffy and just not myself. After getting into a relationship I felt like condoms were working but not really what I wanted to use anymore in order to feel close to my partner. Tried to use natural cycles for a bit but ended up super paranoid all the time and doing pregnancy tests every month, I just didn’t trust it. I spoke to friends and researched loads before deciding jaydess would probably work for me. When I went to the doctors (nhs) it wasn’t offered so I had to get it prescribed and bring it with me to my appointment - not sure the reason why. The insertion was painful but the doctor I had was great with me. I took the whole day off work and felt a quite funny after but I just rested and looked after myself and was back to normal the day after. I had no bleeding or cramps after only until what came to be my period. So far I’ve found that my periods are lighter but last a long time, I think this will regulate. It’s been a bit annoying but there’s hardly any pain and slowly slowly it feels like it will get better. I’ve had it for nearly 3 months and I don’t notice it at all, my partner doesn’t and I had my check up and all was fine. I haven’t had any bad side affects so far! I would recommend to all my friends I think it’s so great to not think about or worry about pregnant while also only having a small does of localised hormone.


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Used for 6 - 12 mo
32 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  3 weeks ago

  •  Still using

jaydess coil. i wanted a low hormone coil after bad experiences with pills. best thing ive tried. some negative mood and quite a few cramps initially, but pretty good now.


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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
32 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  19th Mar 24

  •  Stopped using

After being on and off oral contraceptives (most of the time cyproterone acetate 2.00 mg and ethinylestradiol tablets 35 mcg) I found moving to a hormonal IUD to be a total game-changer. Positives: Predominantly for my moods and the feeling of being in tune with my body (less water retention etc.). Although my hormonal prone acne got worse for a period of time (2-3 months), this eventually came right. I also lost the positive anti-androgen effects that I was on the pill for. I would say the improvement in mood was so significant for this alone it was worth switching the IUD. Other benefits; not having to think about the pill every day and going from heavy bleeding to light and then non-existent bleeding. Negatives: After nearly 1 year and a half of having the IUD I had a recurring UTI and several courses of antibiotics. I developed lower abdominal pain, bloating, pain after sex and thrush. This would come and go. Results only came back with BV. My gynaecologist suggested a course of Uro-Vaxom (3 months). This didn't resolve my symptoms so I suggested I would like to remove the IUD to see if it would help getting my periods back to rebalance my vaginal microbiome. After removing the IUD and two menstrual cycles later, all my symptoms were gone. I would still highly recommend this contraception - I had zero problems and only benefits up until the UTI and antibiotics.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  11th Feb 24

  •  Still using

For ages I was against using any hormonal contraception and strictly only used condoms. This was from a bad experience using the combined pill where it made me feel puffy and just not myself. After getting into a relationship I felt like condoms were working but not really what I wanted to use anymore in order to feel close to my partner. Tried to use natural cycles for a bit but ended up super paranoid all the time and doing pregnancy tests every month, I just didn’t trust it. I spoke to friends and researched loads before deciding jaydess would probably work for me. When I went to the doctors (nhs) it wasn’t offered so I had to get it prescribed and bring it with me to my appointment - not sure the reason why. The insertion was painful but the doctor I had was great with me. I took the whole day off work and felt a quite funny after but I just rested and looked after myself and was back to normal the day after. I had no bleeding or cramps after only until what came to be my period. So far I’ve found that my periods are lighter but last a long time, I think this will regulate. It’s been a bit annoying but there’s hardly any pain and slowly slowly it feels like it will get better. I’ve had it for nearly 3 months and I don’t notice it at all, my partner doesn’t and I had my check up and all was fine. I haven’t had any bad side affects so far! I would recommend to all my friends I think it’s so great to not think about or worry about pregnant while also only having a small does of localised hormone.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
36 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  22nd Nov 23

  •  Still using

I had this fitted this morning to help with endometriosis and wow I didn’t expect how much the insertion would hurt. They tried to fit the Mirena but my body just wouldn’t let me as it was too big so inserted this instead. Whoever wrote the protocols for this insertion was definitely a man.. keeping everything crossed this works.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
38 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  30th Oct 23

  •  Still using

For me possibly the best of the hormonal options I tried (Nuvaring & POP)...definitely in terms of comfort level (and for me the biggest pro is that I have 0 worry about getting pregnant and I can forget about the admin of contraception. When I was using condoms I was an anxious mess about getting pregnant...) but I am still on the fence and may have it removed. Insertion was awful (no painkiller offered) and I was almost completely out of action for 3 days after: pain, headaches, my uterus and ovaries wanted to basically run away and I could hardly walk my dog! Oh yes and quite hormonal as well. So be organised in case this is how your body reacts too. I believed the "most people find it uncomfortable but not painful" official line..must have been written by a man lol. It went way beyond uncomfortable for me. I started bleeding/spotting for about 2 months without stopping immidiately after insertion. It wasn't too worrying but rather annoying. Had to buy more black undies as kept ruining my lighter coloured ones! I had my first proper period 2 months in. I stopped ovulating and I miss my natural cycle and my juices and the libido that comes with it. That being said I do experience vaginal dryness to an extent. I put on about 2lbs (1kg) As only had it over 2.5 months, it's still early days and if things settle down with the spotting and I don't get more annoying side effects I may stay with it a bit longer as I find it very convenient.


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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
29 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  29th Oct 23

  •  Stopped using

I previously had another hormonal contraceptive before changing to jaydess. I changed to jaydess as I wanted fewer hormones in comparison to the last. I didn't experience periods with either contraceptive forms, which worked for me at the time, but then I began to grow paranoid at the effect it was having on my body. I didn't experience any "negative" side effects other than that I noticed I was experiencing dark facial hair on my chin leading down to my neck, about 6 hairs in total. But totally killed my confidence. I had the jaydess removed 3 weeks ago, experienced what I believe is a withdrawal bleed so awaiting the true return of my period... which I'm hoping won't take too long to return! Massive positive since removal is how much I've noticed my sex drive has increased! I didn't even truly realise how it had effected it.


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Used for 3 - 6 mo
30 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  18th Jul 23

  •  Still using

I have the jaydess coil and I've recently got pregnant. The coil is not misplaced and the pregnancy is not ectopic. Jaydess definitely DID NOT work for me.


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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
25 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  17th Jun 23

  •  Stopped using

I had absolutely horrendous, debilitating pelvic pain that lasted a couple of days several times on the coil. No doctor could explain why, bit it felt like I was going to pass out. The process of having it fitted was also extremely painful, stressful, and borderline traumatic. Being told to take paracetamol before did not help in any way.


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Used for 1 - 3 mo
23 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  5th Jun 23

  •  Still using

I got the Jaydess IUD two and a half months ago. It was inserted without painkillers/anesthesia so I found insertion painful (but the procedure is short). Cramping lasted a few days and then intermittently for the first few weeks. Constant spot bleeding lasted little over two months but since then this has faded. I have noticed my periods getting lighter since insertion, and I'm holding out hope they'll stop altogether. I chose Jaydess over Mirena as I was worried about the hormonal imbalance the Mirena may cause, however now I feel more confident and will likely select the Mirena the next time I update my IUD in order to stop periods altogether.


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Used for 18 mo - 3 yr
24 years old
🇬🇧 UK
  •  4th Jun 23

  •  Stopped using

I was nervous to start the coil. I wanted to go on a much lower hormonal contraceptive and the coil sounded ideal for me and my partner. Having the coil placed felt tense at first but I calmed myself down (lots of deep breaths) and was pleasantly surprised by how easy and quick this was. For me, it was a quick pinch and it was done. I did have quite uncomfortable stomach cramps after it was inserted but that was gone by the next day. I felt fine to go to the gym that evening but do not recommend it as I felt unwell after doing this. Since then I do exercise before the appointment and then have a very chill rest of my day. When friends ask, I suggest to not plan anything for the rest of the day and just focus on resting up. I have been very happy that I started the coil and have since moved on to another longer-term version. I have only had a few issues with the coil. The first is that the strings could be felt by my partner - he told me they poked him and obviously that isn't very nice when having sex. I had it cut down twice as it still continued to poke him. But this was fairly easy to sort.


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