Allergy to copper or Wilson's disease are contraindications to the copper IUD that don't apply to the levonorgestrel IUD. In addition, severe anemia is a contraindication for the copper IUD, but may be an indication for the levonorgestrel IUD, particularly… Full Answer
The generic name is levonorgestrel and the brand names vary from country to country. In the US, the levonorgestrel pill is sold under the brand names Plan B or Next Choice. In addition, a different medication, Ella, is available.
An IUD with levonorgestrel is indicated for a woman who wants to avoid pregnancy and is happy for the opportunity to have minimal or absent vaginal bleeding. It's also indicated for women who want to decrease heavy menstrual bleeding while… Full Answer