Mirena

Active Ingredient(s): Levonorgestrel
FDA Approved: * December 6, 2000
Pharm Company: * BERLEX
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

Levonorgestrel is a hormonal medication which is used in a number of birth control methods.[5] It is combined with an estrogen to make combination birth control pills.[6] As an emergency birth control, sold under the brand name Plan B among others, it is useful within 72 hours. This should not be confused with EllaOne which can be effective within 120 hours (5 days) of unprotected sex.[5] The more time that has passed since sex, the less effecti... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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Dosage List

Mirena 52 mg/1 Intrauterine Intrauterine Device
NDC: 50419-421
Labeler:
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.
Mirena 52 mg Intrauterine Intrauterine Device
NDC: 50419-423
Labeler:
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

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