What are contraceptive intrauterine devices (IUDs)?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Frances E Casey, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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Intrauterine devices (IUDs) include the following:

  • Copper T380 - T-shaped, polyethylene IUD with fine copper wire wrapped around the vertical stem

  • Liletta, Mirena - T-shaped, polyethylene IUD with a reservoir that contains 52mg levonorgestrel, a progesterone

  • Kyleena - T-shaped, polyethylene IUD with a reservoir that contains 19.5mg levonorgestrel

  • Skyla-


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