If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain cancers, don't use Mirena. Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Mirena comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP)... Continue below
No birth control is right for everyone. Only you and your healthcare provider can decide if Mirena is the right choice for you. Consider these topics and questions to help guide your discussion:
How does Mirena work?
Does Mirena start working right away?
How well does Mirena work?
Will my period change once I have Mirena?
What if I stop getting my period after I have Mirena?
Could I get pregnant even though I have Mirena?
What if I want birth control for more than 5 years?
Can I try to get pregnant as soon as Mirena is removed?
How is Mirena placed?
How long does it take to get Mirena?
What does placement feel like?
How should I prepare for my placement appointment?
Will I be able to go back to work/school after my placement appointment?
Will I feel Mirena after it is placed?
How will I know that Mirena is still in place?
Can Mirena fall out?
How often after getting Mirena should I come back to see you?