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Levonorgestrel IUD as Emergency Contraception 

This study looked at using the Mirena IUD for people regardless of unprotected intercourse (sex without birth control) and as emergency contraception 

PPNCS teamed up with the University of Utah to build upon previous results for how we use the hormonal Mirena IUD. We are working to gather evidence to help build access to the Mirena IUD for people regardless of unprotected intercourse and as emergency contraception. This is already how we utilize the Mirena in clinic, but more data is being collected to further support this. 

People were eligible to participate in this study if they: 

  • Wanted a hormonal IUD 

  • Were not using any hormonal birth control method or emergency contraceptives (like Plan B) 

  • Had not had a recent pregnancy 

  • Had penis in vagina sex since their last period 

  • Finished their last period at least 7 days before their appointment 

Enrollment in the study is now complete for PPNCS. This page will be updated with the findings once they become available. 


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