Mirena (levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system) contains 52 mg of LNG, a progestin. Mirena is a progestin-containing intrauterine system (IUS) indicated for prevention of pregnancy for up to 6 years and treatment of heavy menstrual bleeding
Intrauterine devices are plastic, polyethylene devices impregnated with barium sulfate to make them radiographic, now containing copper or progesterone, which stay in the uterine cavity. They cause a sterile spermicidal inflammatory reaction
Suppositories and film must be placed at least 15 minutes before intercourse to allow adequate dispersion. Spermicides might slightly decrease the risk of sexually transmitted infection (by approximately 25%).
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