Skyla Vaginal Insert 13.5Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Skyla: Vaginal insert (13.5mg)

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What is this Medicine?

LEVONORGESTREL IUD (LEE voe nor jes trel) is a contraceptive (birth control) device. The device is placed inside the uterus by a healthcare professional. It is used to prevent pregnancy. This device can also be used to treat heavy bleeding that occurs during your period.

In-Depth Information

Skyla Intrauterine System

NDC: 504190422
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Menorrhagia, Contraception

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Endometriosis

Storage Information
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Skyla Intrauterine System

Reported Side Effects for Skyla Intrauterine System

Anemia Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Inflamed Cervix Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Weight Gain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Back Pain Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
High Blood Pressure Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Breast Pain Incidence:
5.0-8.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Migraine Incidence:
5.0-9.8%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Menstrual Cramps Incidence:
5.0-8.6%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Depression Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Discharge Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Decreased Sexual Desire Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Sinus Infection Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Vaginal Infection Incidence:
5.0-20.2%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
5.5-23.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Vomiting Incidence:
5.6-7.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Pelvic Pain Incidence:
6.1-18.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Stomach Pain Incidence:
6.8-18.9%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Painful Intercourse Incidence:
7.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
9.8-17.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Acne Incidence:
12.3-15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Dandruff Incidence:
15.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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