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Is mirena (levonorgestrel) a safe iud?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: IUD

The IUD, whether it's hormonal or copper, is one of the safest and most effective methods of birth control that you can use.
It's long-lasting, reversible, and b/c it's made to work inside the uterus, it doesn't cause systemic side effects. You can have it placed and have your doctor remove it anytime you want to get pregnant. Highly recommended for pregnancy prevention.

In brief: IUD

The IUD, whether it's hormonal or copper, is one of the safest and most effective methods of birth control that you can use.
It's long-lasting, reversible, and b/c it's made to work inside the uterus, it doesn't cause systemic side effects. You can have it placed and have your doctor remove it anytime you want to get pregnant. Highly recommended for pregnancy prevention.
Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Dr. Richard Zimon
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Mirena (levonorgestrel)

is a HORMONE releasing device which uses the hormone in addition to providing a "mechanical" effect If you do not have side effects from it its completely "safe" (the hormonal effects may "mimic" early Pregnancy.
ie: nausea and bloating etc) Hope this helps but suggest a grank discussion with your GYN or Family Practitioner about OPTIONS available to you! Hope this helps Dr Z

In brief: Mirena (levonorgestrel)

is a HORMONE releasing device which uses the hormone in addition to providing a "mechanical" effect If you do not have side effects from it its completely "safe" (the hormonal effects may "mimic" early Pregnancy.
ie: nausea and bloating etc) Hope this helps but suggest a grank discussion with your GYN or Family Practitioner about OPTIONS available to you! Hope this helps Dr Z
Dr. Richard Zimon
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