LEVONORGESTREL IUD is a contraceptive (birth control) device. The device is placed inside the uterus by a healthcare professional. It is used to prevent pregnancy and can also be used to treat heavy bleeding that occurs during your period. Depending on the device, it can be used for 3 to 5 years. Compare progestins.

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The Tale of Two IUDs: Mirena vs Skyla

Dr. Sharon Orrange - May 30, 2013

Two doses of progesterone-releasing IUDs are now available and are popular new options for birth control. Levonorgestrel (synthetic progesterone) IUDs are used for contraception and to control heavy menstrual bleeding. Women like these IUDs because you have little to no menstrual cycles and they are in place for years.

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