Kyleena® isnt right for everyone. Prior to placement, you should review your health history with your healthcare provider and be aware of some serious but uncommon side effects that are associated with Kyleena. You should also be aware of the possible common side effects that may occur after placement. For more information, talk to your healthcare provider and read the information below.
For the first 3 to 6 months, your period may become irregular and the number of bleeding days may increase. You may also have frequent spotting or light bleeding. Some women have heavy bleeding during this time. After you have used Kyleena for a while, the number of bleeding and spotting days is likely to lessen. For some women, periods will stop altogether. When Kyleena is removed, your menstrual periods should return.
Kyleena can cause serious side effects, including:
Other common side effects include:
This is not a complete list of possible side effects with Kyleena. For more information, ask your healthcare provider. Tell your healthcare provider if you have any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
You may also report side effects to the manufacturer at 1-888-842-2937, or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
If Kyleena is accidentally removed and you had vaginal intercourse within the preceding week, you may be at risk of pregnancy, and you should talk to a healthcare provider.
Call your healthcare provider if you have any concerns about Kyleena. Be sure to call if you:
Kyleena® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) is a hormone-releasing IUD that prevents pregnancy for up to 5 years.
Kyleena does not protect against HIV or STDs.
Only you and your HCP can decide if Kyleena is right for you. Kyleena is available by prescription only.
For important risk and use information about Kyleena, please see Full Prescribing Information.