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Mirena Extension Trial


This study plans to look at use of Mirena intrauterine device (IUD) for contraception past its current 5-year FDA approval length through 8 years. Studies have shown that the Mirena is safe and effective to use beyond 5 years. 


You may be eligible if:

  • You currently use a Mirena for birth control 

  • You are a woman between the ages of 18 to 33

  • You have been using the same Mirena for at least 4.5 years

  • You are willing to use the study drug as your main form of contraception

  • You are sexually active with a male partner 



  • You will be compensated up to $1,838 for your time and travel if you choose to participate 

  • You will only be compensated for study visits you complete


  • Department of Ob/Gyn, University of Pennsylvania

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