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Important Safety Information

If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain
cancers, don’t use Skyla.
Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic
infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Skyla comes out, tell your healthcare
provider (HCP)... continue reading below

Take the Quiz

It’s important to find the birth control method that is right for you. Take the quiz and then talk to your healthcare provider about your answers. You can also get a list of questions about Skyla® to take with you to your next visit.

Skyla is not right for everyone

Take the Quiz

Answer the questions below, then print the quiz and bring it along when you see your healthcare provider.

  • 1
    Getting pregnant now would interfere with my plans.
  • 2
    Pregnancy is a few years off for me.
  • 3
    Taking my birth control at the same time every day can be difficult to remember.
  • 4
    Getting my birth control prescription refilled monthly can be a hassle.
  • 5
    I sometimes forget to take my birth control pill.
  • 6
    If my periods change and after 3 to 6 months become lighter, I’d be OK with that.

Thank you! Remember to bring a copy of this quiz with you when you talk to your healthcare provider about Skyla.

Only you and your healthcare provider can decide which birth control is right for you.

 

Who should not use Skyla?

You should not use Skyla if you:

  • Are or might be pregnant; Skyla cannot be used as emergency contraception
  • Have had a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) unless you have had a normal pregnancy after the infection went away
  • Have an untreated pelvic infection now
  • Have had a serious pelvic infection in the past 3 months after a pregnancy
  • Can get infections easily. For example, if you have:
    • Multiple sexual partners or your partner has multiple sexual partners
    • Problems with your immune system
    • Abused/abuse intravenous drugs
  • Have or suspect you might have cancer of the uterus or cervix
  • Have bleeding from the vagina that has not been explained
  • Have liver disease or liver tumors
  • Have breast cancer or any other cancer that is sensitive to progestin (a female hormone), now or in the past
  • Have an intrauterine device in your uterus already
  • Have a condition of the uterus that changes the shape of the uterine cavity, such as large fibroid tumors
  • Are allergic to any components of Skyla, which include levonorgestrel, silicone, polyethylene, silver, silica, barium sulfate or iron oxide

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INDICATION FOR SKYLA

Skyla® (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) is a hormone-releasing IUD that prevents pregnancy for up to 3 years.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
  • If you have a pelvic infection, get infections easily, or have certain cancers, don't use Skyla. Less than 1% of users get a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
  • If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain or if Skyla comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP). If Skyla comes out, use back-up birth control. Skyla may attach to or go through the uterus and cause other problems.
  • Pregnancy while using Skyla is uncommon but can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility.
  • Ovarian cysts may occur but usually disappear.
  • Bleeding and spotting may increase in the first 3 to 6 months and remain irregular. Periods over time usually become shorter, lighter, or may stop.

Skyla does not protect against HIV or STDs.

Only you and your HCP can decide if Skyla is right for you. Skyla is available by prescription only.

For important risk and use information about Skyla, please see the Full Prescribing Information.