This patient fact sheet explains how the Intrauterine Device (IUD) works. Describes how the IUD is inserted, how long it is effective, common side effects, and average cost. Includes a chart that compares and contrasts the copper and hormonal IUDs.
Spanish: Updated 2022
Chinese (Traditional/Simplified), Hindi: Updated 2021
Vietnamese: Updated 2017
Reading Grade Level (Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level): 5.3