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To assess 6-year contraceptive efficacy and safety of a levonorgestrel 52mg intrauterine system (IUS). Study Design We assessed pregnancy rates through 72 months in women aged 16-35 years at enrollment and safety in all participants (aged 16-45 years, n=1751) in an ongoing 10-year phase-3 trial.
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Prescribing information for the levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system allows placement when the clinician is reasonably certain the patient is not pregnant. A six-item checklist aids clinicians...
Changes in menstrual bleeding concern many users of the 52 mg Levonorgestrel Intrauterine System (LNG-IUS). Prescribing information for LNG-IUS devices describe an overall decrease in bleeding and spo...
Epidemiological studies have shown that some hormonal contraceptive methods are associated with increased breast cancer risk, especially if used over long periods. Our objective was to conduct a syste...
To systematically review the literature to determine if extended use of intrauterine devices including the copper or levonorgestrel intrauterine device beyond approved durations is effective and safe ...
To evaluate endocervical and vaginal environment changes in women using a levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS).
The intrauterine device (IUD) is a long-term birth control method that has demonstrated high contraceptive efficacy and effectiveness due to its high compliance, adherence and persistence ...
The purpose of this study is to assess the efficacy, safety, bleeding pattern of low dose LNG (12 mg/ 24 hrs), delivered locally by a new intrauterine contraceptive system suitable for use...
This is a study on a new low dose levonorgestrel contraceptive intrauterine systems (LCS). The purpose of the study is to investigate which of the 2 administered doses is the effective i...
This study aims to compare the efficacy of LNG - IUD (Levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine device) Versus Low dose COCs (combined oral contraceptive pills) on management of heavy menstrua...
This study was taken out to compare two mechanical devices (intrauterine balloon and intrauterine contraceptive device) in the therapy for intrauterine adhesions after hysteroscopic adhesi...
Intrauterine devices that release contraceptive agents.
Work that is the report of a pre-planned, usually controlled, clinical study of the safety and efficacy of diagnostic, therapeutic, or prophylactic drugs, devices, or techniques based on a small number of healthy persons and conducted over the period of about a year in either the United States or a foreign country.
Intrauterine contraceptive devices that depend on the release of metallic copper.
A synthetic progestational agent with actions similar to those of PROGESTERONE. This racemic or (+-)-form has about half the potency of the levo form (LEVONORGESTREL). Norgestrel is used as a contraceptive, ovulation inhibitor, and for the control of menstrual disorders and endometriosis.
Contraceptive devices placed high in the uterine fundus with a string extending from the device through the cervical as into the vagina. (UMDNS, 1999)
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