The summary of product characteristics should be referred to before inserting an IUS.
Key considerations when preparing for an IUS insertion:1
Provide patients with a patient information leaflet and advice post-insertion of IUS is an important component of patient care.
If the patient is feeling well enough to leave and is comfortable
Ensure documentation completed
A follow-up appointment with the patient for 6 weeks’ time
Detailed documentation is a key component of good practice in IUS insertion. Important points to document include:
Step-by-step video guidance for the preparation, insertion, removal and replacement of the Mirena® IUS.
Reporting adverse events and quality complaints
If you want to report a side effect or quality complaint, please contact your health care professional (e.g. physician or pharmacist) or The Health Products Regulatory Authority, Reports can also be reported directly to Bayer through this link or by emailing directly on email@example.com