A hormonal IUD is a small, T-shaped plastic device, which is placed inside the uterus (womb) and releases a progestogen hormone to prevent pregnancy. It lasts 3, 4 or 5 years, depending on the type and is 99% effective. You can read more about the method here.
Is the hormonal IUD widely available in Nigeria?
Yes, the hormonal IUD is available at pharmacies, hospitals and clinics.
Do I need a prescription to buy a hormonal IUD in Nigeria?
No, you don’t need a prescription to buy a hormonal IUD.
Is there any age restriction for accessing the hormonal IUD in Nigeria?
No, there’s no age restriction for accessing the hormonal IUD.
How much does a hormonal IUD cost in Nigeria?
A hormonal IUD can cost around 1,000 Nigerian naira.
What are the different hormonal IUD brands available in Nigeria?
The most widely available brands in Nigeria are DKT, Eloira and Optima.
Who can I contact for more information about hormonal IUD in Nigeria?
Call/SMS/Whatsapp: +2348094477226 (Monday to Saturday 8am to 6pm)
Marie Stopes Nigeria
Short code: 22252
Toll-free line: +2348000022252
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