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Dhanak Cu 250 Preload

Easy to insert and effective for pregnancy prevention for upto 3 years
(Intrauterine Contraceptive Device)

2 easy steps for insertion with no plunger
Dhanak Cu 250 Preload (Intrauterine Contraceptive Device), long acting non-hormonal contraception, that is placed inside the uterus.
Dhanak Cu 250 Preload is a non-hormonal long-acting contraception made from polyethylene.


  • Low expulsion rate (<2%)
  • IUD arms design is unique and doesn’t require folding prior to insertion. This helps to ensure minimum contact with the device during preparation, that will reduce possibility of infections
  • No hormonal side-effects
  • Effective up to 3 years after insertion


  • Easy 2 steps insertion
  • No plunger make insertion process faster
  • Quick return to fertility and can be removed anytime the client wishes


  • Dhanak Cu 250 Preload IUD are made from medical grade high quality polyethylene with a unique design that contains copper

When to Insert

  • Anytime the clients wishes for insertion, as long as it is confirmed that there is no pregnancy
  • Most recommended is during bleeding period of the normal menstruation cycle
  • Can also act as emergency contraception if inserted up to 72 hours after unprotected sex
  • Can be inserted 15 days after miscarriage
  • Can be inserted up to 12 weeks after caesarean operation (should check this first with local guidance and standard procedures)
  • Can be placed post placental: within 10 minutes after expulsion of placenta following a vaginal delivery
    • Immediate postpartum insertion: after the post placental period, but within 48 hours of delivery and before the client leaves the hospital
    • Note: IUD insertion between 48 hours and four weeks postpartum is not recommended
  • Dhanak Cu 250 Preload is long acting non-hormonal contraception
  • Can be effective up to 3 years after insertion
  • Can be used by breast feeding women, hence Dhanak Cu 250 Preload doesn’t interfere breast milk production
  • Quick return to fertility

Contra Indications

Dhanak Cu 250 Preload should not be inserted to clients who are:

  • Having a history of STI’s in the last 12 months
  • Suspected endometriosis
  • Women who are pregnant
  • Having other uterus abnormality
  • Allergic to copper

Side Effects

Most side effects are temporary after insertion. Common reported side effects are:

  • Change in menstrual bleeding patterns
  • Clients with undetected STI’s might develop Pelvic Inflammatory Disease


Keep in cool place avoid direct sunlight, water and heavy impact Dhanak Cu 250 Preload IUD are being produced to meet the international standard and have been used by millions of Asian Families.


“Hatcher, R., Guest, F., Trussel, J., Bowen, S., & Cates, W., (2004) “Contraceptive Technology” 18th Revised Edition, New York; Irvington. Errin Barr Laboratories Inc., Pomona, NY 10970 product insert revised October 2003

“The Essentials of Contraceptive Technology,” A Handbook of Clinic Staff; Johns Hopkins Population Control Information Program, Centre for Communication Programs; Baltimore, MD, 1997; Chapter 12