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General Information on Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive

Generic Name : Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive

Latest prescription information about Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
Therapeutic Classification : Contraceptives

Trade Names/Brand Names of Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive

India- Multiload.
International- Paragard T380A.

Why is Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a contraceptive device, placed in the uterus to prevent pregnancy. 

When should Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with uterine cancer, pelvic inflammatory disease, previously inserted IUD that has not been removed, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), Wilson's disease, infected abortion, postpartum endometritis, vaginal bleeding and hypersensitivity.

What is the dosage of Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive?

One device is placed in the uterus by a healthcare provider.

How should Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive be taken?

It comes as a device to be placed in uterine cavity by a well-trained healthcare provider.

What are the warnings and precautions for Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of ectopic pregnancy, septic abortion, pelvic inflammatory disease, irregular periods, congenital heart disease and during pregnancy.

Evaluation of medical and social history of sexual partner of patient is needed.

Patient may develop with increased risk of fainting after insertion of this device; get up slowly from bed.

Cervical infection should be eradicated before starting the treatment.

What are the side effects of Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive?

   Most Common : Uterus inflammation, spontaneous abortion, septic abortion, life-threatening infection, perforation of the uterus, embedment, fragmentation of the IUD, pelvic infection, tubal damage, vaginal inflammation, white discharge, pregnancy, ectopic pregnancy, fetal damage and difficulty in removal.
   Others : Menstrual spotting, iron deficiency anemia, absence of menstrual period, delayed menses, pain, cramping, painful menstruation and backaches.

What are the other precautions for Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive?

Follow the instructions carefully given by your healthcare provider.

What are the storage conditions for Intrauterine Copper Contraceptive?

Normally handled and stored by a healthcare provider.

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passion3flower, Romania

The mirena causes serious damage to the female body, and the only way to get rid of these side effects for good is to remove the mirena and take natural supplements, herbs and foods and consider natural therapies that will eliminate estrogen dominance, help restore the balance of progesterone and estrogen hormones, and detoxify the body from all the toxins present in mirena such as silicone and copper.

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