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day, or even every year. Mirena is a small IUD (intrauterine device) that’s over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy for up to 5 years. When you’re ready for another child, you can have it removed by your women’s healthcare provider at any time. With Mirena, there’s no daily routine, but be sure to check the threads of Mirena once a month. Your healthcare provider will show you how. Mirena is available INDICATIONS FOR MIRENA Mirena ® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) is a hormone-releasing IUD that prevents pregnancy for up to 5 years. Mirena also treats heavy periods in women who choose intrauterine contraception. IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION • If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain cancers, don’t use Mirena. Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). • If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Mirena comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP). If Mirena comes out, use back-up birth control. Mirena may attach to or go through the uterus and cause other problems. • Pregnancy while using Mirena is uncommon but can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility. • Ovarian cysts may occur but usually disappear. • Bleeding and spotting may increase in the first 3 to 6 months and remain irregular. Periods over time usually become shorter, lighter, or may stop. Only you and your HCP can decide if Mirena is right for you. Mirena is available by prescription only. For important risk and use information about Mirena, please see Brief Summary of Patient information on the reverse side. Learn more at www.mirena-us.com You are encouraged to report negative side effects or quality complaints of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov.medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.