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Levonorgestrel (IUD)

Basics

Name

Levonorgestrel (IUD)

Pronunciation

(LEE voe nor jes trel)

Brand Names: US

  • Kyleena
  • Liletta (52 MG)
  • Mirena (52 MG)
  • Skyla

Therapeutic Category

  • Contraceptive
  • Progestin

Medication Safety Issues

High alert medication:

The Institute for Safe Medication Practices (ISMP) includes this medication among its list of drugs that have a heightened risk of causing significant patient harm when used in error.

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