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Skyla

OVERDOSE

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

The use of Skyla is contraindicated when one or more of the following conditions exist:

  • Pregnancy or suspicion of pregnancy; cannot be used for post-coital contraception
  • Congenital or acquired uterine anomaly including fibroids if they distort the uterine cavity
  • Acute pelvic inflammatory disease or a history of pelvic inflammatory disease unless there has been a subsequent intrauterine pregnancy
  • Postpartum endometritis or infected abortion in the past 3 months
  • Known or suspected uterine or cervical neoplasia
  • Known or suspected breast cancer or other progestin-sensitive cancer, now or in the past
  • Uterine bleeding of unknown etiology
  • Untreated acute cervicitis or vaginitis, including bacterial vaginosis or other lower genital tract infections until infection is controlled
  • Acute liver disease or liver tumor (benign or malignant)
  • Conditions associated with increased susceptibility to pelvic infections
  • A previously inserted IUD that has not been removed
  • Hypersensitivity to any component of this product

Last reviewed on RxList: 10/10/2013
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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