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Levonorgestrel Intra-Uterine Device

    Levonorgestrel Intra-Uterine Device
    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

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