An Intrauterine Contraceptive
Devices is a device inserted into the uterine cavity
and left for varying periods of time for the purpose of contraception
The frequently used IUD’s are
* Copper T 200 (Cu T-200)
Available free through government and municipal hospital based programs The effective life span is a minimum of 3 years. However recent studies show it can be used up to 5 years.
* Copper T (Gravigard)
The effective life span is 3 years. (Approved by USFDA)
* Multi load copper – 250 (ML Cu – 250 ):
3 years device.
* Multi load Copper – 375 (ML Cu- 375):
5 years device.