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What are the side effects of Progesterone?

I am considering An IUD for birth control. I am 48 years old and have two children. I am not going to have any more children. I talked to my doctor and she recommended Mirena. I see Mirena has progesterone. What are the side effects of progesterone?
Fri, 28 Sep 2018
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Hi,

You can go for the copper intrauterine device (IUD) or Mirena IUD.

Mirena IUD contains progesterone, it releases progesterone very slowly and in a smaller amount. So doesn't have any major side effects.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Soumya,
OBGYN
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