Modern management of abnormal uterine bleeding: the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system
In 1996, it was concluded that the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system
(levonorgestrel IUS; Mirena-Schering Health Care) was an effective contraceptive.
Intra-uterine Contraception Device Fittings (IUCD) and Intra-uterine System
(IUS) fitting, management and removal (Lot 3);
Types of contraception available are: Combined pill Condoms (female) Condoms (male) Contraceptive implant Contraceptive injection Contraceptive patch Diaphragms/caps Intra-uterine device (IUD) Intra-uterine system
(IUS) Progestogen-only pill Vaginal ring There are two permanent methods of contraception: Female sterilisation Male sterilisation (vasectomy).
These involve anti-inflammatory drugs, the Mirena - an intra-uterine system
, which releases progestogen into the womb and reduces bleeding, or surgery to thin the womb lining.
AThe intra-uterine system
(IUS or Mirena) is a relatively new type of coil which is impregnated with a small dose of the hormone used in the mini-pill.
Too often contraceptive services limit the methods that are offered and newer technologies such as the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system
are just not accessible to patients in the public health sector.
I suffered like you until I was told of a new way of taking the hormone in the form of an IUD called Mirena, a intra-uterine system
A new coil-like contraceptive called IUS, intra-uterine system
, which is especially suitable after giving birth, was only known to 12 per cent of women in a recent survey by Schering Health Care.
There are two types of coil - the intra-uterine device (IUD) and the intra-uterine system
Non-daily delivery of hormonal contraception can be achieved for progesterone by depot injections or intra-uterine systems
, and more recently for oestrogen plus progesterone by transdermal patches or vaginal rings.