Is copper IUD available in Canada?

Is copper IUD available in Canada?

The doctor will ask you about medicine and disease history to understand if copper IUD is a good option. However, it is not available in Canada. Once you get the prescription, you can get an appointment with the medical professional to insert the IUD.

How long does a Flexi-t 300 last?

The Flexi-T 300 offers 5 years of optimal contraceptive protection.

Is Flexi TA copper IUD?

The Flexi-T 300 is the smallest copper IUD available (29 mm long and 23 mm wide, wrapped with 300 mm² of copper wire). It is ideal for women who have not given birth (yet), since research shows that nulliparous women have smaller uterine cavities.

Can you gain weight from the copper IUD?

Nope! The copper IUD (Paragard) doesn’t cause weight gain. Because the copper IUD is hormone-free, it doesn’t have many side effects at all. Some people do have heavier, longer periods and more cramping, especially for the first few months.

What are the side effects of using copper T?

What copper IUD side effects should I expect?

  • spotting between periods.
  • irregular periods.
  • heavier or longer periods.
  • more or worse cramping during your periods.
  • pain when your IUD is put in, and cramping or back aches for a few days after.

How effective is Flexi?

If you use it perfectly, Phexxi is 93% effective. But people aren’t perfect and it can be easy to make a mistake — so in reality, Phexxi is about 86% effective. This means that around 14 out of 100 people who use Phexxi get pregnant.

Which is better Kyleena or Mirena?

Both Kyleena and Mirena are very effective, over 99% effective in preventing pregnancy for each year of use. Kyleena is 98.5% effective after five years, and Mirena is over 99% effective after five years. Your healthcare provider can help you determine if Kyleena or Mirena is better for you.

How do you insert Flexi T?

Use the tenaculum for traction on the cervix while you pass the Flexi-T through the cervical canal and up to the uterine fundus. The arms will fold down, then twist and turn around the insertion tube as the device navigates the cervical canal. There is no cause for alarm.