U-Kare IUD Cu 375 is one of the intrauterine devices that are the most widely utilized reversible contraceptives in the world. It has a Unique design with 11 fixation points ensures lower expulsion rate; makes it optimum choice for multiparous women. Also U-Kare comes ready for insertion in insertion tube, therefore less number of steps while insertion than other IUDs. Its Flexible plastic arms and insertion method lowers the probability of accidental perforation of fundus. It remains effective after correct insertion for 5 years. Description Total surface area of copper on the device is 380 mm2. The side arms are flexible and shaped in such a way to keep the U-Kare adjacent to the fundus without stretching the uterine cavity. Package Each package contains 10 packs of one U-Kare IUD. Printed insertion tube adds convenience and accuracy for the provider. Film-Film pouch packaging is better in protecting Copper parts of Copper T IUD. Insertion Technique Prescription Index (Link). Warnings Prior to use inspect package for any visible damage or defect. Contraindications (Absolute) Malignant disease of the genital tract. Undiagnosed vaginal bleeding. Pregnancy. Past history of ectopic pregnancy or predisposing factors. Infections of the genital tract. Sexually transmitted disease during the last 12 months (except bacterial vaginitis,repeated herps infection, Hebatitis B). Abortion with infection during the last 3 months, pelvic inflammatory disease. Uterine malformations Allergy to copper. Contraindications (Relative) Anaemia Valvular heart disease. Coagulation disorders. Anti-inflammatory treatment. Wilson’s disease. Multiple exposure to different sexual partners.