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*The HELP Group is a panel of international physicians and experts with an interest in HMB. Formation of the HELP Group and its ongoing work is supported by Bayer AG
Abnormal uterine bleeding caused by medical interventions or devices (such as the Copper intrauterine device) or medicines that impact the endometrium, influence ovulation or interfere with clotting mechanisms1
Heavy menstrual bleeding, breakthrough bleeding, or unscheduled endometrial bleeding that is related with the use of hormonal contraceptives, copper intrauterine devices or other medications1,2
Temporal relationship between the treatment or medication and the onset of HMB
A thorough medical history and gynecological examination (including transvaginal ultrasound) should be conducted to rule out other causes of bleeding3
Carefully evaluate the clinical indication for the medication or device responsible, the presence of comorbidities, structural uterine changes and the need for contraception and/or fertility preservation3
Stopping treatment or finding an alternative should be considered3,4
Iatrogenic HMB Library
Find more information and download materials on iatrogenic in the teaching and resources library.
This website has been developed by the HELP Group, a panel of international physicians with an expert interest in HMB. The Formation of the HELP group and its ongoing work is supported by Bayer AG.
This website is endorsed by Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (SEUD).
The Formation of the HELP group and its ongoing work is supported by Bayer AG. This website is endorsed by Society of Endometriosis and Uterine Disorders (SEUD).
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