Pregna Postpartum IUD

Description: A modified copper T IUD and inserter, packaged together, for postpartum insertion. The IUD string is longer and the IUD inserter is longer and wider than the standard copper T IUD.

Product Details

User: Female

Hormonal: No

Delivery Method: Intrauterine

Duration Type: Long-acting

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (API):
  • copper

Multipurpose Preventive Technology (MPT): No

Status Details

Developer: Pregna International Limited

Project Phase: Limited Market Availability

Development Stage: Marketed

Active Development: Yes

Status Details:
  • The PPIUD has the CE Mark and is currently undergoing review for WHO Pre-qualification.
  • Proof of concept study showed dedicated PPIUD was safe and effective. High rates of acceptability were recorded among both patients and providers.

Additional Information

References:
  • Product web site: http://www.pregna.com/ppiud.html

  • Singh S, Das V, Agarwal A, Dewan R, Mittal P, Renita B, Lerma K, Blumenthal P. (2016). A Dedicated Postpartum Intrauterine Device Inserter: Pilot Experience and Proof of Concept. Global Health: Science and Practice. 4(1): 132-140.

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