Levonorgestrel intrauterine system Side Effects
Please note - some side effects for Levonorgestrel intrauterine system may not be reported. Always consult your doctor or healthcare specialist for medical advice. You may also report side effects to the FDA.
Side Effects by Body System - for Healthcare Professionals
Applies to: intrauteral device; oral tablet; subcutaneous implant
Cardiovascular side effects have included hypertension.
Dermatologic side effects have included acne and other skin disorders.
Gastrointestinal side effects have included abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea.
Genitourinary side effects have included leukorrhea, vaginitis, dysmenorrhea, breast pain, abnormal pap smear and decreased libido. Very common adverse reactions (greater than 1 in 10 users) include uterine/vaginal bleeding (including spotting, irregular bleeding, heavy bleeding, oligomenorrhea and amenorrhea) and ovarian cysts.
Nervous system side effects have included headache, dizziness and nervousness.
Respiratory side effects have included upper respiratory infection and sinusitis.
General side effects have included weight gain and fatigue.
Psychiatric side effects have included depression.
Musculoskeletal side effects have included back pain.
Other side effects have included postmarketing reports of device breakage and angioedema.Top
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