Intra uterine contraceptive device

Method

Efficacy

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HIV & AIDS

Advantages & Disadvantages

 

Intra uterine contraceptive device

  

99%

       

No

 Advantages:

  • Longevity (Effective for 10-5 years)
  • Low side effect profile 
  • Low cost and available in Government facilities free of cost.
  • Does not affect fertility and can be easily taken out by a doctor whenever you want to conceive.


Disadvantages:

  • Recommended principally for women in monogamous relationships and have at least 1-to 2 children.
  • Can be expelled or become dislodged.
  • Menstrual flow may become heavy for some women.
  • Not recommended for women with fibroids

 

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