Levosert® is a levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) newly launched in the UK for contraception and management of heavy menstrual bleeding. It contains 52mg levonorgestrel (identical to Mirena®) in a reservoir mounted on a T-shaped polyethylene frame.
Levosert® is licensed for 3 years for contraceptive use, whereas Mirena® is licensed for 5 years of contraceptive use
Levosert® is not licensed for endometrial protection
Levosert® is inserted using a two-handed technique, with a similar introducer to copper IUDs such as the Nova-T and UT380
The Levosert introducer diameter is 4.8mm, compared with 4.4mm for Mirena®
More informations: http://www.fsrh.org/pdfs/LevosertNewProductReview.pdf