Which of the following devices is the non-medicated IUD?

(A) LNG-20

(B) Copper T

(C) Progestasert

(D) Lippes Loop

The Correct Answer is (D) Lippes Loop

Solution

Lippes Loop is a non-medicated IUD, which females use to prevent pregnancy.

IUD – Intrauterine Device.

IUCD is a small-sized, T-shaped birth control device made of plastic or metal objects. This birth control device is inserted into a woman’s uterus to prevent them from becoming pregnant.

Copper T or Cu-T is a copper-containing IUD.

LNG-20 and Progestasert are hormone-releasing IUDs

Lippes Loop is a non-medicated IUD because this device is made of stainless steel or plastic (polyethene) impregnated with barium sulphate. The most frequent side effects of using these non-medicated IUDs are irregular uterine bleeding, pain in the lower abdomen, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), etc.

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