A progestin - It is used to prevent pregnancy and to treat heavy bleeding that occurs during your period
What is this medicine?LEVONORGESTREL IUD (LEE voe nor jes trel) is a contraceptive (birth control) device. It is used to prevent pregnancy and to treat heavy bleeding that occurs during your period. It can be used for up to 5 years.
This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.
What should I tell my health care provider before I take this medicine?They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
How should I use this medicine?This device is placed inside the uterus by a health care professional.
A patient information sheet for the product will be given with each prescription and refill. Read this sheet carefully each time.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
Overdosage: If you think you have taken too much of this medicine contact a poison control center or emergency room at once.
NOTE: This medicine is only for you. Do not share this medicine with others.