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Are herbal supplements for anxiety and depression - such as kava kava, valerian root, and yerba mate - safe to use with the Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD?

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Dr. Mary David
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes

The herbal supplements for anxiety are no more or less safe with a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD than without and do not effect the effectiveness of the IUD.
Just as with all medicines, herbs do have risks and side-effects.

In brief: Yes

The herbal supplements for anxiety are no more or less safe with a Mirena (levonorgestrel) IUD than without and do not effect the effectiveness of the IUD.
Just as with all medicines, herbs do have risks and side-effects.
Dr. Mary David
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