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    Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device

    Side Effects

    List Levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device side effects by likelihood and severity.

    The following side effects are associated with levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device:

    Common side effects of levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device:

    • Abnormally Long Or Heavy PeriodsSevere
    • Absence Of Menstrual PeriodsSevere
    • Bleeding Not Related To Menstrual PeriodSevere
    • AcneLess Severe
    • Discharge From The VaginaLess Severe
    • Inflammation Or Infection Of Vagina And VulvaLess Severe
    • Intense Abdominal PainLess Severe
    • Mood ChangesLess Severe
    • Pelvic PainLess Severe
    • Vaginosis Caused By BacteriaLess Severe
    • Yeast Infection Of Vagina And VulvaLess Severe

    Infrequent side effects of levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device:

    • AnemiaSevere
    • DepressionSevere
    • Enlargement Of An OvarySevere
    • RashSevere
    • "Change Of Life" SignsLess Severe
    • Altered Interest In Having Sexual IntercourseLess Severe
    • BackacheLess Severe
    • Breast TendernessLess Severe
    • EczemaLess Severe
    • Excessive HairinessLess Severe
    • Feel Like Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Hair LossLess Severe
    • Head PainLess Severe
    • Inflammation Of The CervixLess Severe
    • Infrequent MenstruationLess Severe
    • ItchingLess Severe
    • NervousLess Severe
    • Ovarian CystLess Severe
    • Painful PeriodsLess Severe
    • Weight GainLess Severe

    Rare side effects of levonorgestrel Intrauterine Device:

    • Blood Clot Formation In VeinsSevere
    • Blood Clot In A Deep Vein Of The ExtremitiesSevere
    • Blood Clot In An ArterySevere
    • Blood Infection Caused By Group A Streptococcus BacteriaSevere
    • Breast CancerSevere
    • Expulsion Of Intrauterine Contraceptive DeviceSevere
    • Giant HivesSevere
    • High Blood PressureSevere
    • Lung EmbolismSevere
    • Non-Contagious Disease Due To Actinomyces BacteriaSevere
    • Pelvic Inflammatory DiseaseSevere
    • Perforation Of Uterus Caused By IUDSevere
    • Pregnancy Located Outside Of Womb; Often In Fallopian TubeSevere
    • Sepsis Caused By BacteriaSevere
    • StrokeSevere
    • Deficiency Of Milk ProductionLess Severe
    • HivesLess Severe
    • Skin DarkeningLess Severe
    • Swelling Of The AbdomenLess Severe
    • Throwing UpLess Severe
    • Visible Water RetentionLess Severe

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