Key clinical point: The Liletta IUD remains highly effective and safe for 6 years of use, according to findings from an ongoing 10-year trial.
Major finding: The cumulative life-table pregnancy rate through year 6 was 0.87.
Study details: A phase 3 multicenter trial of 1,714 women.
Disclosures: This study is funded by Medicines360, a non-profit pharmaceutical company. Dr. Westhoff is a consultant or advisory board member for Agile and Cooper Surgical, and a drug safety monitoring board member for phase 4 studies for Bayer and Merck.
Westhoff C et al. ACOG 2019: Abstract 13M.
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