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Is mirena (levonorgestrel) ok to use with humatrope?

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Dr. Byron Hapner
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: I don't think it should be a problem.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
Compatible: The Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD is one of the BEST forms of birth control available, it lasts 5 years, is ~99.5% effective, and thins the uterine lining so that you get lighter periods. 20% of women will stop having periods after 1 year and that's perfectly healthy. Effects in the uterus and so it won't affect or be affected by other medicadtion; very safe method; biggest risk after insertion is expulsion (1-2%).

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