Many women are now turning to legal experts after experiencing severe complications as a result of using Mirena.
What is Mirena?
Mirena (Levonorgestrel) is an intrauterine contraceptive system (IUD) approved for women who have already had at least one child. It’s made of a soft, flexible plastic with a string or “tail” also made of plastic and is placed by a medical professional.
This birth control device contains the female hormone, levonorgestrel. Available only by prescription, it is placed in the uterus where it slowly releases the hormone. When it is in place, Mirena stops a woman’s egg from fully developing which prevents fertilization by a sperm and prevents pregnancy. Once implanted, the system can be left in place for up to five years and is more than 99 percent effective at preventing pregnancy.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) also approved Mirena for use to treat heavy menstrual bleeding, primarily [...]