Long-acting, immediately reversible and highly effective

What is a Kyleena IUD?

Kyleena is an intrauterine device (IUD) that provides reversible, long-term contraception for women. The Kyleena IUD prevents pregnancies with up to 98.6% efficiency throughout its five-year lifespan by gradually releasing hormones. A medical professional inserts Kyleena into the uterus to prevent pregnancy for up to 5 years. Kyleena is a soft and flexible T-shaped IUD that slowly releases levonorgestrel, a type of progestin, into the uterus. This synthetic hormone has been widely used in various birth control pills and has been proven effective.

How does Kyleena IUD Work to Help Prevent Pregnancy?

Levonorgestrel is present in Kyleena in amounts of 19.5 mg. Levonorgestrel only enters your system in small concentrations since Kyleena continuously delivers its smaller dose at a slow rate into your uterus. Kyleena is designed only to be implanted by a trained and qualified gynecologist. It can last for up to five years before having to be changed.

It works in the following ways and prevents pregnancy:

  • Causing the mucus in the cervix to thicken, thus preventing sperm from entering the uterus
  • Causing the uterine lining to be thin, thus reducing the chances of an egg getting attached to the uterus
  • Stops sperm from reaching an egg, preventing any chance of fertilization

The IUD can be taken out whenever you wish to start a family. The IUD Clinic provides our patients with the ideal birth control option after conducting a thorough assessment.

Benefits of Kyleena IUD

There are numerous benefits to utilizing Kyleena. These are some of the reasons why some of our patients favour this method of contraception:

  • Does not cotain Estrogen - instead it releases a  low dose of progeterone inside the cavity of the uterus where it prevents pregnancy
    It is not absorbed into the blood stream
    Does not inhibit ovulation and once removed you can fall pregnant soon afterwards
  • Reversible , long-acting, discrete and mistake proof
    Cost effective
  • Offers continuous protection from pregnancy for up to 5 years.
  • Suitable for breastfeeding mothers

You can have your IUD removed whenever you want to become pregnnant - it return to fertility is immediate . It is easy to use as once it's placed you can forget about it unlike other methods that require you to take a pill every day. apply a patch or insert a ring inside your vagina. Making it fool /mistake proof.

It's important that that you receive the best advise from a qualified Physcian in order to choose the most suitalbe method of birth control for your body . Once Kyleena IUD birth control method is inserted by Dr. Michelle Gerber at The IUD Clinic, follow-up is arranged at 3 months via Telehealt to make sure you're adjusting well to Kyleena IUS. Feel free to call us at 604-546-2190 if you have any questions.

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