Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s

 10,058.40

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Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient:
Drug Strength: 52 mg/IUS
Drug Form : IUS
Pack Size : 1s

Mirena IUS contains Levonorgestrel, IUS | belongs to Progestogen

SKU: pg_14901_20755 Category:

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How it works

Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s works by preventing the fertilization of the egg with the sperm. It also induces changes in the hormonal levels contributing to the prevention of pregnancy.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s

  • Difficulty in breathing severe
  • Swelling of face, lips, eyelids, tongue, hands and feet severe
  • Severe abdominal pain severe
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding
  • Spotting or bleeding between periods
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Unusual tiredness and weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Breast pain and tenderness
  • Change in libido
  • Diarrhea
  • Blood clot formation severe
  • Stroke severe

Uses of Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s

What is it prescribed for?

  • Emergency contraception

    This medicine is used for the prevention of unwanted pregnancies. The oral tablet has to be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex.

  • Long term contraception

    This medicine is also used in the form of vaginal insert or slow release oral tablets for long term prevention of pregnancies.

Concerns

Frequently asked questions

  • Onset of action

    This medicine is rapidly and almost completely absorbed after oral administration and reaches the peak levels within 1.5-2.5 hours.

  • Duration of Effect

    This medicine remains active in the system for up to 7 days.

  • Safe with Alchohol?

    Avoid or minimize the consumption of alcohol while taking this medicine.

  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.

  • Usage in pregnancy?

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. This medicine should be taken only after chances of being pregnant are ruled out.

  • Usage while breast-feeding?

    This medicine can be used by women who are breastfeeding if the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved with use. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

When not to use?

  • Allergy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s or any other component present along with it.

  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding

    This medicine is not recommended for use if the patient has episodes of abnormal bleeding from the vagina.

  • Breast cancer

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have/had breast cancer.

  • Stroke

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have had a bleeding disorder of the brain or have suffered from stroke recently.

  • Blood clotting disorder

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a blood clotting disorder.

  • Porphyria

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you have this rare genetic disorder of the blood and lymphatic system.

Warnings

Warnings for special population
  • Pregnancy

    This medicine is not recommended for use if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. This medicine should be taken only after chances of being pregnant are ruled out.

  • Breast-feeding

    This medicine can be used by women who are breastfeeding if the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved with use. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

General Warnings
  • Use of the medicine

    This medicine is effective if taken at the earliest. It should be taken within 72 hours of having unprotected sex or contraception failure. It should not be used as an emergency contraceptive and not as a routine birth control method.

  • Existing pregnancy

    This medicine should not be used if you are already pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future. Chances of a pre-existing pregnancy should be ruled out before taking this medicine.

  • Effect on menstrual cycle

    Use of this medicine can impact the onset and duration of the menstrual period after use. It may also make the bleeding light or heavy. Any unusual effect of this medicine that lasts for more than 5 days should be reported to the doctor.

  • Sexually transmitted disease

    This medicine will not provide any protection against diseases that transmits via sexual contact.

  • Use of contraception after uptake

    Use of this medicine is followed by certain changes that increase the chances of getting pregnant. It is advised to practice safe sex or other means of contraception until the start of next periods.

  • Dizziness and tiredness

    Use of this medicine can cause mild to moderate levels of dizziness and tiredness. Do not drive or operate any machinery after taking this medicine.

  • Weight gain

    Use of this medicine can cause moderate to significant weight gain and hence should be used with caution if you are obese or are suffering from obesity related disorders.

  • Surgeries

    This medicine should not be taken or use should be discontinued (for long-term contraception) four weeks before the surgical process is due.

  • Infections

    Use of this medicine, especially for a prolonged duration, may increase the chances of getting an infection. Any instance of infection after use of this medicine should be reported to the doctor.

  • Liver/Kidney impairment

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients having an impaired liver/kidney function. The use of this medicine should be discontinued if symptoms like jaundice, edema occur.

  • Ectopic pregnancies

    Use of this medicine can cause fertilization of the egg outside the uterus (Ectopic pregnancy). Patients should be monitored for ectopic pregnancies if the intended use of this medicine is long-term.

  • Cancer

    Use of this medicine may increase the chances of cancer of the breast and the ovaries. It should not be used if the patient has a history of cancer or currently has one.

  • Depression

    Use of this medicine has been associated with an increase in the symptoms of depression and hence should be used with caution in patients who are currently suffering or have suffered in past from depression.

  • Diabetes

    This medicine should be used with caution in patients suffering from diabetes or are exposed to the risk factors. You are advised to have a more frequent monitoring of the blood sugar levels while taking this medicine.

  • Other diseases

    Report the incidence of diseases like asthma, epilepsy, migraine, diseases of the heart and blood vessels etc to the doctor before receiving this medicine.

  • Other medicines

    This medicine is known to interact with many medicines that you might possibly be taking. Report the use of all medicines including herbs and supplements to the doctor.

Dosage

  • Missed Dose

    Contact your doctor immediately if you miss a scheduled dose of a multi-dose therapy with this medicine.

  • Overdose

    Contact your doctor if an overdose with this is medicine is suspected.

Interactions

Interaction with Medicines
  • Carbamazepine severe
  • Griseofulvin severe
  • Phenytoin severe
  • Tranexamic Acid severe
  • Bosentan severe
  • Amprenavir severe
Disease interactions
  • severe

    This medicine should not be used in patients having a tumor in the liver. Consumption of this medicine may worsen the symptoms of the disease and hence use should be avoided.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having a current of past history of increased pressure around the brain. Patients suffering from frequent and unpredictable headaches, difficulties in vision should report the use of this medicine to the doctor.

  • severe

    This medicine is not recommended for use in patients having an impairment of the liver function due to a disease or any other contributing factor. Use of this medicine, especially long term, should be stopped if jaundice or associated symptoms are observed.

  • moderate

    The use of a high dose of this medicine for prolonged durations may cause fluid retention and associated complications in some patients. This medicine should be given with caution in patients with a history of edema.

  • moderate

    Use of this medicine may cause the blockage of blood vessels in the eyes causing partial or complete loss of vision. This medicine should be used with caution in patients having a pre-existing condition of the eye. Any abnormality in vision while using this medicine should be reported to the doctor.

Lab interactions

General Instructions

Take this medicine as instructed by the doctor. For emergency contraception, this medicine should be taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex or suspected contraception failure. For long term contraception and other purposes

Other details

  • Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor
  • To be taken as instructed by doctor
  • Does not cause sleepiness

References

Additional Information>

what are the adverse effects of Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s?

Altered menstrual patterns, headache, lower abdominal pain, back pain, skin disorders, vaginal discharge, mastalgia, vaginitis, mood changes, nausea, oedema, ovarian cysts, pelvic inflammatory disease, weight gain, hair loss, greasy hair. Delayed follicular atresia; monitor with ultrasound.

What happens if I miss a dose of Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s?

Contraception: Adults: To be inserted into the uterine cavity within 7 days of the onset of menstruation. Replace after 5 yr. Delay post-partum use until 6 wk after delivery.
Idiopathic menorrhagia: Adults: To be inserted into the uterine cavity within 7 days of the onset of menstruation. Remove if significant reduction in blood loss is not achieved in 3-6 mth. Replace after 5 yr. Delay post-partum use until 6 wk after delivery.

One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location will deliver Mirena IUS 52 mg/IUS 1’s. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts your request based on valid prescription and availability.

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