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What does IUS stand for?

IUS stands for Intra-Uterine System (contraception)

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Types of contraception available are: Combined pill Condoms (female) Condoms (male) Contraceptive implant Contraceptive injection Contraceptive patch Diaphragms/caps Intra-uterine device (IUD) Intra-uterine system (IUS) Progestogen-only pill Vaginal ring There are two permanent methods of contraception: Female sterilisation Male sterilisation (vasectomy).
Non-daily delivery of hormonal contraception can be achieved for progesterone by depot injections or intra-uterine systems, and more recently for oestrogen plus progesterone by transdermal patches or vaginal rings.
These involve anti-inflammatory drugs, the Mirena - an intra-uterine system, which releases progestogen into the womb and reduces bleeding, or surgery to thin the womb lining.
Too often contraceptive services limit the methods that are offered and newer technologies such as the levonorgestrel intra-uterine system are just not accessible to patients in the public health sector.
I suffered like you until I was told of a new way of taking the hormone in the form of an IUD called Mirena, a intra-uterine system (IUS).
A new coil-like contraceptive called IUS, intra-uterine system, which is especially suitable after giving birth, was only known to 12 per cent of women in a recent survey by Schering Health Care.