Basal and metoclopramide-stimulated prolactin (PRL) serum levels in users and non-users of a copper intrauterine device (TCu-380 IUD).

The study was undertaken to analyze the basal and metoclopramide-stimulated serum PRL levels in healthy parous women users (group 1, n = 12) and non-users (group 2, n = 12) of a TCu-380 IUD. All women had regular menses and were studied between days 18 to 22 of their cycle; none had lactated nor regularly ingested any type of medication during the last six… CONTINUE READING