Intrauterine Contraception

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FSRH CEU Resource: New one-handed, reloadable 52mg levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system

10 November 2021

Benilexa® (Gedeon Richter) - a 52mg levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine system (LNG-IUS) with a reloadable one-handed insertion device - is now available in the UK. Benilexa is licensed for 6 years of use for contraception. It is not licensed for endometrial protection as part of HRT. This FSRH CEU Resource provides a table which compares the product characteristics of LNG-IUS devices currently available in the UK, Benilexa®, Levosert®, Mirena®, Kyleena® and Jaydess®.

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FSRH Statement: Pain associated with insertion of intrauterine contraception - June 2021

30 June 2021

Recent media reports have highlighted cases of individuals who have experienced distressing intrauterine contraception (IUC) fitting. Read and download the FSRH statement on pain associated with intrauterine contraception.

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