with my healthcare

Choosing an appropriate birth control option requires you to be as informed as possible. Ask any questions that come to mind so that you are comfortable with your birth control plan.

While you’re considering LILETTA (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) as your method of birth control, you and your healthcare provider should discuss your health in general.

It’s important that you mention if you :

  • Have had a heart attack
  • Have had a stroke
  • Were born with heart disease or have problems with your heart valves
  • Have problems with blood clotting or take medicine to reduce clotting
  • Have high blood pressure
  • Recently had a baby or if you are breastfeeding
  • Have severe migraine headaches
  • Have severe or frequent headaches
  • Have AIDS, HIV, or any other sexually transmitted infection
  • Have any other medical condition
  • Are taking any medicines, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements

Questions About LILETTA

The following is a list of questions that you can ask your healthcare provider about LILETTA. You can pull them up on your phone, or print them out and bring them to your consult:

How does LILETTA work?

  • What hormone is released and how much?
  • How is the levonorgestrel released?
  • Why is LILETTA shaped like a T?

How is LILETTA inserted?

  • Can you show me how LILETTA is inserted?
  • Is inserting LILETTA painful?
  • How long will the LILETTA insertion take?
  • How should I prepare for the insertion?
  • What should I do after the insertion?

What if I want to try to get pregnant in the future?

  • When can my healthcare provider safely remove LILETTA?
  • How long do I need to wait to try to get pregnant?

What can I expect after insertion?

  • What are the side effects of LILETTA?
  • Will I need to do anything after the insertion procedure?
  • Will my periods change?
  • Will my partner be able to feel LILETTA?

Can I use LILETTA after I’ve given birth?

  • Can I breastfeed with LILETTA in place?

How much does LILETTA cost?

  • Will my insurance cover both the LILETTA product and the insertion procedure?
  • If not, are there any programs that may help me with the cost of LILETTA?

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.