Mirena hormonal coil: extension of licence for contraception to 8 years

by Portia Jackson | Jan 18, 2024

The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Healthcare (FSRH) have recently reviewed the advice on how long you can use some hormonal coils.

What is new?

  • If you are using the Mirena 52mg hormonal coil, and it was fitted when you were under the age of 45 years, you will now have effective contraception for 8 years (not 6 years).

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