A comparative study of lNG-IUS (12)(16) and Mirena

Posted by: admin on: April 30, 2012

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • Delicious
  • Digg
  • StumbleUpon
  • Add to favorites
  • Email
  • RSS

Three intrauterine contraceptive devices releasing various microgram levels of progesterone were compared in a study in 5 European countries. Read on to know more.

Team@CMHF

OBJECTIVE: To identify an appropriate dose for a new contraceptive levonorgestrel intrauterine system (LNG-IUS).

PATIENT(S): Parous or nulliparous women aged 21-40 years.

INTERVENTION(S): Treatment with LNG-IUSs with initial in vitro release rates of 12 or 16 μg/d (LNG-IUS12/16) or 20 μg/d (Mirena).

MAIN OUTCOME MEASURE(S): Pearl index, bleeding profile, ease/pain of placement/removal, adverse events.

RESULT(S): A total of 738 subjects had an LNG-IUS placed (LNG-IUS12, n = 239; LNG-IUS16, n = 245; Mirena, n = 254). One, 5, and 0 pregnancies occurred in the LNG-IUS12, LNG-IUS16, and Mirena groups, respectively).

CONCLUSION(S): LNG-IUS12 and LNG-IUS16 provided effective contraception, acceptable bleeding patterns, and were well tolerated compared with Mirena.

Ref: http://www.docguide.com/randomized-phase-ii-study-describing-efficacy-bleeding-profile-and-safety-two-low-dose-levonorgestre?hash=80445d1a&eid=24262&alrhash=2efbb8-880279c42369cc2f8adcb48a6daaf3d2

Share and Enjoy

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*

CMHF Accredited by Maharashtra Medical Council

Subscribe to our Posts

Enter your email address:



  • drchasrani: Difficult to get such a data, authenticated at that. Try Times of India online library
  • rakesh pore: hi, where can i get genuine information about "10 most common drugs sold in india?" i want it for a local project
  • nilesh dutta: sir, Plz give detail about MBA Sports Management Thanks and Regards

Events

  • No events

Calculate Your Body Mass Index



Check your Body Mass Index »

    Kiwi - 53 kcal in 100g
    53kcal
    Kiwi - 53 kcal in 100g
    by Noni

Calendar

April 2012
M T W T F S S
« Mar   May »
 1
2345678
9101112131415
16171819202122
23242526272829
30  
Sun
30°C
Mon
31°C
Tue
31°C
35°C
Broken Clouds
Weather Report
Wind: 13mph WNW
Humidity: 71%