trademark for a progestin (progesterone).
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The Progestasert and Mirena IUDs, which deliver progesterone directly and continuously into the uterine lining for one year and five years respectively, are additional longer-term options.
However, in the wake of litigation involving the Dalkon Shield, all IUDs except the Progestasert were removed from the U.
Disseminated pelvic actinomycosis presenting as metastatic carcinoma: Association with the Progestasert intrauterine device.
Two types of IUDs are available in the United States: the Paragard CopperT 380A and the Progestasert Progesterone T.
Although the Progestasert IUD, which releases 65 [micro]g of progesterone a day and was approved in 1976, also reduces menstrual bleeding and cramping, it is approved for only 1 year of use, said Dr.
Since 1988 two new types of intra-uterine devices (IUDs) have become available - the copper T 380A, known by its trade name, ParaGard, which provides up to eight years of contraceptive effect, and a one-year IUD, sold under the name Progestasert, which works by releasing the hormone progesterone.
The Progestasert IUD, which slowly releases progestin into the uterus for up to one year, may help reduce menstrual flow up to 40 percent.