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 >

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.