Last updated on November 2017

Washington University seeks 18-45 year old women for the EPIC trial (Effectiveness of Prolonged use of IUD/Implant for Contraception).


Brief description of study

Washington University seeks 18-45 year old women for the EPIC trial (Effectiveness of Prolonged use of IUD/Implant for Contraception).

Detailed Study Description

The EPIC study will evaluate whether Implanon or Mirena IUD are effective at preventing pregnancy after their FDA approved durations. Study participation includes a baseline phone survey and phone surveys every 6 months for about 36 months. A $20 gift card is provided for each completed survey. Risks and benefits will be discussed as part of the informed consent process.

Patient Inclusion Criteria:

  • Female
  • Age 18-45
  • Currently use Implanon or Mirena IUD (within 6 months of expiration or beyond)
  • Willing to continue use of Implanon or Mirena IUD beyond the FDA approved duration

Patient Exclusion Criteria:

  • Desire to become pregnant within the next year

Clinical Study Identifier: TX4936

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Karen Omvig

Washington University in St. Louis - Center for Clinical Studies
St. Louis, MO USA
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