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Mirena, Kyleena, Liletta, and Skyla—that release levonorgestrel, a type of progesterone, into the uterus every day.
Women using copper IUDs complained more frequently about unusual or bad-smelling discharge than women using levonorgestrel-releasing IUDs, according to a 2014 study published in The European Journal of Contraception & Reproductive Health Care.
This dose of levonorgestrel dampens the release of LH, thus delaying or totally preventing ovulation that month.
But levonorgestrel isn't the only morning-after pill.
Hormonal IUDs contain the hormone levonorgestrel, which changes your uterine lining to create much lighter periods.
Some IUDs contain the hormone levonorgestrel, a kind of progestin, which helps decrease or even eliminate heavy menstrual bleeding, a common problem for women in their 40s.
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