Following a full submission:
levonorgestrel (Kyleena®) is accepted for use within NHS Scotland.
Indication under review: contraception for up to 5 years.
A phase III, open-label, randomised study confirmed the contraceptive efficacy of levonorgestrel 19.5mg intrauterine delivery system according to the Pearl Index.
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- Medicine name:
- levonorgestrel (Kyleena)
- SMC ID:
- Contraception for up to 5 years.
- Pharmaceutical company
- Bayer Plc
- BNF chapter
- Obstetrics, gynaecology, and urinary-tract disorders
- Submission type
- Date advice published:
- 12 February 2018