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levonorgestrel intrauterine

Side Effects

List levonorgestrel intrauterine side effects by likelihood and severity.

The following side effects are associated with levonorgestrel intrauterine:

Common side effects of levonorgestrel intrauterine:

  • Abnormally Long or Heavy PeriodsSevere
  • Absence of Menstrual PeriodsSevere
  • Bleeding Not Related to Menstrual PeriodSevere
  • Enlargement of an OvarySevere
  • Infrequent MenstruationLess Severe
  • Mood ChangesLess Severe
  • Ovarian CystLess Severe
  • Stomach CrampsLess Severe

Infrequent side effects of levonorgestrel intrauterine:

  • AnemiaSevere
  • DepressionSevere
  • High Blood PressureSevere
  • RashSevere
  • "Change of Life" SignsLess Severe
  • AcneLess Severe
  • Altered Interest in Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
  • BackacheLess Severe
  • Breast TendernessLess Severe
  • Discharge from the VaginaLess Severe
  • EczemaLess Severe
  • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
  • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
  • Hair LossLess Severe
  • Head PainLess Severe
  • Inflammation of the CervixLess Severe
  • Inflammation or Infection of Vagina and VulvaLess Severe
  • ItchingLess Severe
  • NervousLess Severe
  • Painful PeriodsLess Severe
  • Weight GainLess Severe

Rare side effects of levonorgestrel intrauterine:

  • Blood Infection caused by group A Streptococcus BacteriaSevere
  • Pelvic Inflammatory DiseaseSevere
  • Perforation of Uterus caused by IUDSevere
  • HivesLess Severe
  • Swelling of the AbdomenLess Severe
  • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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