Silverline Cu 380 Ag


Silverline Cu 380 Ag is a non-hormonal intrauterine device effective for up to 5 years.

  • Soft, flexible Y-shaped frame
  • Silver core maintains integrity and effectiveness of copper wire over time
  • Works as an emergency contraceptive when inserted up to 5 days after unprotected sex
  • Over 99% effective at preventing pregnancy1
  • Mechanism of action: Copper is toxic to the egg and sperm, which inhibits fertilization
  • Silverline Cu 380 Ag does not cause abortion or protect against sexually transmitted infections
  • Side effects: Cramping and longer, heavier menstrual periods are two common side effects of Silverline Cu 380 Ag especially in the first 3 to 6 months (These changes are not harmful)
  • Contraindications: Known or suspected pregnancy, current pelvic inflammatory disease or current gynecologic infections. Women with an allergy to copper should not use Silverline Cu 380 Ag

1. World Health Organization Department of Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research (WHO/SRH) and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health/ Center for Communication Programs (CCP), Knowledge SUCCESS. Family Planning: A Global Handbook for Providers (2022 update). Baltimore and Geneva: CCP and WHO; 2022.


  • Hormone Free – No side effects from estrogen or progestins
  • Reversible contraceptive– Can be removed at any time with no delay in the woman’s return to fertility
  • Convenient – No daily action is required by the user
  • Silverline Cu 380 Ag Can be inserted up to 48 hours after vaginal delivery or caesarean section* Safe for breastfeeding women *if medically eligible

Method of Administration:

  • Silverline Cu 380 Ag is administered by a qualified healthcare provider. Insertion is short outpatient procedure
  • IUD is loaded aseptically loading to minimize infection risk using the non-contact technique
  • Insertion can be performed at any point during the menstrual cycle*  if it is reasonably certain the woman is not pregnant

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