Mirena® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52 mg

Who is not appropriate for Mirena

Use of Mirena is contraindicated in women with: known or suspected pregnancy and cannot be used for post-coital contraception; congenital or acquired uterine anomaly, including fibroids if they distort... Continue below

Mirena is the #1 prescribed
intrauterine device (IUD) in the U.S.*1

*Supported by 2014-2016 SHS data.

Mirena® is a highly effective, low-maintenance contraceptive option for your appropriate patients

Counsel patients to check their threads once a month. Reexamine and evaluate patients 4 to 6 weeks after insertion and once a year thereafter, or more frequently if clinically indicated.


Provides high contraceptive efficacy over 6 years Learn more >

First IUD birth control that is FDA approved to treat heavy menstrual bleeding for up to 5 years in women who chose an IUD for contraception. Learn more >

No daily, weekly, or monthly dosing routines.
After insertion, make sure patient checks that Mirena is in place once a month by feeling for the threads Learn more >

  • Mirena can be removed at any time if a patient decides she wants to try to become pregnant

  • Return to fertility after discontinuing Mirena

In two studies, return to fertility was investigated in a total of 229 women who desired pregnancy after study discontinuation and provided follow-up information. The probability to conceive within 12 months after removal of Mirena was approximately 80%.

Please see Important Safety Information for Mirena Learn more >

Inserting Mirena

The single-handed Bayer inserter for Mirena has the same innovative inserter design and insertion technique as the other Bayer IUDs (with varying insertion tube diameters for each IUD).

Inserting Mirena

Watch instructional video
on how to properly insert Mirena

Ordering and Reimbursement Information for Mirena

For more information about accessing Mirena,
contact the Women's Healthcare (WHC) Support Center: call 1-866-647-3646.