What can
I expect

before, during, and after the insertion?

Information to help inform your decision

Here are some things you can expect before, during, and after your visit:

  • Before choosing LILETTA, you will need to talk with your healthcare provider about your health and other personal considerations
  • LILETTA insertion can be done during a routine office visit and generally takes a few minutes
  • After LILETTA insertion, there are a few key factors you may want to keep in mind, such as: how to check if LILETTA is in place and when to call your healthcare provider regarding LILETTA
    • If your side effects become severe or last for more than 30 minutes, contact your healthcare provider immediately

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What I Need To Know About Insertion:

LILETTA® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52 mg is a hormone-releasing system placed in your uterus to prevent pregnancy for as long as you want for up to 4 years.


LILETTA does not protect against HIV or STDs.

Available by prescription only.

Please also see full Prescribing Information.


  1. LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) 52 mg [Prescribing Information]. Irvine, CA: Allergan and Medicines360; 2017.