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What are all the common side effects of mirena (levonorgestrel)?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine

In brief: Bleeding or not

Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion.
However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. They are generally very well tolerated.

In brief: Bleeding or not

Some patients will have bleeding or spotting, and can have cramping, particularly the first day after insertion.
However, it can also cause periods to stop altogether. They are generally very well tolerated.
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