What is Kyleena?
- What should I tell my doctor?
- How should I use this drug?
- What if I miss a dose?
- Where should I store this drug?
What should I tell my doctor?TOP
They need to know if you have any of these conditions:
- abnormal Pap smear
- cancer of the breast, uterus, or cervix
- genital or pelvic infection now or in the past
- have more than one sexual partner or your partner has more than one partner
- heart disease
- history of an ectopic or tubal pregnancy
- immune system problems
- IUD in place
- liver disease or tumor
- problems with blood clots or take blood-thinners
- use intravenous drugs
- uterus of unusual shape
- vaginal bleeding that has not been explained
- an unusual or allergic reaction to levonorgestrel, other hormones, silicone, or polyethylene, medicines, foods, dyes, or preservatives
- pregnant or trying to get pregnant
How should I use this drug?TOP
This device is placed inside the uterus by a health care professional.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?TOP
This does not apply. Depending on the brand of device you have inserted, the device will need to be replaced every 3 to 5 years if you wish to continue using this type of birth control.
Where should I store this drug?TOP
This does not apply.