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Non-hormonal IUD

The non-hormonal IUD is a small, T-shaped device made of plastic and copper. It is inserted into the uterus (womb). The device offers 3-12 years of protection, depending on the type, and is 99% effective.
Non-hormonal IUD

Is non-hormonal IUD widely available in Argentina?

Yes, the non-hormonal IUD is available at both private and public health facilities in Argentina.

Do I need a prescription to buy a non-hormonal IUD in Argentina?

Yes, you do need a prescription to access a non-hormonal IUD in Argentina.

Is there any age restriction for accessing non-hormonal IUD in Argentina?

Yes, in Argentina you have to be 13 or older to get access to the non-hormonal IUD.

How much does a non-hormonal IUD cost in Argentina?

The non-hormonal IUD is available free of charge at private clinics, public hospitals and health centers. It is also provided free of charge through social security and prepaid health insurance companies

What are the different non-hormonal IUD brands available in Argentina?

The most widely available brands in Argentina depend on what is purchased from the public health system with each budget line earmarked for this purpose.

Who can I contact for more information about non-hormonal IUD in Argentina?

The National Ministry of Health runs a toll-free confidential line for any type of sexual health consultation: 0800-222-3444. The website of the National Program of Sexual Health and Responsible Procreation can also be consulted at www.argentina.gob.ar/salud/sexual.

Where can I read more about this method? 

If you want to get further information about the non-hormonal IUD, click here.

What can I do in the case of an unplanned pregnancy?

Visit safe2choose.org to speak with an expert counselor about the abortion options available in Argentina. Counselors can also be contacted via email (write to info@safe2choose.org) or via live chat at safe2choose.org/abortion-counseling