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levonorgestrel (Levosert)


following an abbreviated submission

levonorgestrel (Levosert®) intrauterine delivery system is accepted for use within NHS Scotland.

Indication under review: Contraception. Heavy menstrual bleeding.

Levosert® may be particularly useful in women with heavy menstrual bleeding requiring (reversible) contraception.

Levosert® intrauterine delivery system (IUS) contains the same total amount of levonorgestrel with the same release profile as an existing levonorgestrel-containing IUS at a lower unit cost.

Drug Details

Drug Name: levonorgestrel (Levosert)
SMC Drug ID: 1058/15
Manufacturer: Actavis
Indication: Contraception. Heavy menstrual bleeding.
BNF Category:
Sub Category: 7.3 Contraceptives
Submission Type: Abbreviated Submission
Status: Accepted
Date Advice Published: 8 June 2015