Is mirena (levonorgestrel) a good choice for me I am 18 and I have had a child she is 15 months old I am sexually active and I don't want another little one for a couple more years

Mirena (levonorgestrel) . Mirena (levonorgestrel) is a good choice for many women. It can be put in in the office setting. Some discomfort for the first week is typical, and your doctor will give you pain medication for that. You may need advil intermittently the first month after that. Then, you typically have decreasing or no periods for 5 years. Most women are very happy with the mirena (levonorgestrel).