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

Talk to your healthcare professional

To see if Skyla® could be right for you, talk to your healthcare professional. Don't know where to begin? Check out the list of questions below to get a head start on the discussion.

 


 

Skyla is not right for everyone
If you have questions about Skyla, you should talk to your healthcare professional and then choose the birth control that is best for you. Learn more about who should not use Skyla

Questions to ask your healthcare professional

Select the questions about Skyla you would like to have your healthcare professional answer from the list below. We'll generate a list that you can e-mail or print and take to your next visit.

Who should not use Skyla?

Do not use Skyla if you:

  • are or might be pregnant; Skyla cannot be used as an 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?

IUDs are reversible...
They can be removed by a healthcare professional at any time, and you can try getting pregnant right away.

Did you know?

IUDs are reversible…

They can be removed by a healthcare professional at any time, and you can try getting pregnant right away.