Important Safety Information
If you have an untreated genital 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, excessive bleeding after placement or if Skyla comes out, tell your healthcare professional (HCP). ...Continue reading below

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It’s important to find the birth control method that is right for you. Take the quiz and then talk to your healthcare professional 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

 

Answer the questions below, then print the quiz and bring it along when you see your healthcare professional.
Who should not use Skyla?

Do not use Skyla if you:

  • are or might be pregnant; Skyla cannot be used as emergency contraceptive
  • have a serious pelvic infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or have had PID in the past unless you have had a normal pregnancy after the infection went away
  • have an untreated genital 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
    • have problems with your immune system
    • use or 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 a liver tumor
  • 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 levonorgestrel, silicone, polyethylene, silver, silica, barium sulfate or iron oxide
Did you know?

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...
IUDs are one of the most effective forms of birth control.

Did you know?

IUDs are one of the most effective types of birth control.

According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...