Frequently asked
    questions about LILETTA

No, LILETTA is not indicated as an emergency contraceptive. It should not be used if pregnancy is either suspected or in progress.

LILETTA cannot prevent STIs like HIV and AIDS. Barrier protection like condoms should always be used when trying to prevent STIs. Speak with your healthcare provider about correct usage and how you can protect yourself from STIs.

LILETTA must be removed after 4 years. Your healthcare provider can place a new LILETTA during the same office visit if you choose to continue using LILETTA.

LILETTA is intended for use up to 4 years, but you can stop using LILETTA at any time by asking your healthcare provider to remove it. You could become pregnant as soon as LILETTA is removed, so you should use another method of birth control if you do not want to become pregnant. Talk to your healthcare provider about the best birth control methods for you, because your new method may need to be started 7 days before LILETTA is removed to prevent pregnancy.

Your healthcare provider can remove LILETTA at any time. You could become pregnant as soon as LILETTA is removed. About 6 out of 7 women who want to become pregnant will become pregnant sometime in the first year after LILETTA is removed.

LILETTA is MRI Safe. It is safe to have an MRI following LILETTA placement.

Patients interested in enrolling in, or accessing the LILETTA PATIENT SAVINGS PROGRAM should call 855.706.4508.

For medical emergencies, please call 911 and seek immediate help.

For medical questions or concerns regarding LILETTA, please call 1.800.678.1605 ext. 2 or email

To inform us of any side effects, please call 1.800.678.1605 ext. 1 or email

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.