×
MedSchool: Ace Your OSCEsThe Medical Company
 
 
 
 
 
GET - On the App Store
View
Drug Guide
 
 

Levonorgestrel Intra-Uterine Device

 
Bookmark
  •  
    IUS
    Levonorgestrel Intra-Uterine Device
    Mirena 
     
    Inserted into the uterus for five years of contraception
    May cause pelvic inflammatory disease and uterine perforation
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Thickens cervical mucus, resulting in reduced sperm penetration through the cervix. Less of an effect on follicular development and prevention of ovulation than combined contraceptives.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Contraindications
    • Adverse Effects
Want more info like this?
  • Your electronic clinical medicine handbook
  • Guides to help pass your exams
  • Tools every medical student needs
  • Quick diagrams to have the answers, fast
  • Quizzes to test your knowledge
Sign Up Now