Skyla Dosage

Generic name: levonorgestrel intrauterine system
Drug classes: Contraceptives, Progestins

Medically reviewed by  A Ras MD.

 

 Recommended Adult Dosing

Dosage forms:  IUD: 13.5 mg

Restricted Distribution in US

Contraception

[1 IUD q3y]
Start: w/in 7 days of menses onset, immed. after 1st trimester abortion or miscarriage, immed. postpartum or after 2nd trimester abortion or miscarriage after placenta removal, or >6wk postpartum or after 2nd trimester abortion or miscarriage after complete uterus involution; Info: refer to pkg insert if switching from another contraceptive

Renal dosing

[not defined]
renal impairment: not defined
HD/PD: not defined

Hepatic dosing

active hepatic dz: contraindicated

 

SRC: NLM .