What are the advantages and disadvantages of a copper IUD for emergency postcoital contraception?

Updated: Jan 24, 2019
  • Author: Kirsten J Sasaki, MD; more...
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Copper IUD

  • Inhibits fertilization and/or prevents implantation [9]

  • Provides continued contraception for up to 10 years after placement

  • Requires placement by a healthcare professional


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