Many women wait years to seek treatment for abnormal uterine bleeding – or heavy periods, despite the fact that 1 in 5 women are affected.2
Women with abnormal uterine bleeding miss 1.5 days of work/school every cycle, and more than 60% of women say it causes them to miss social events.3
If getting your period means missing school or work, or multiple weeks of planning against leaks and a heavy flow, it’s time to talk to your doctor about a solution. Don’t wait – a period that negatively impacts your life is one that needs to change.
ABOUT THE NOVASURE PROCEDURE
What is NovaSure endometrial ablation?
The NovaSure endometrial ablation procedure is a one-time, five-minute procedure designed to remove just the uterine lining—the endometrium—which is the part of your body that can cause heavy bleeding.
HERE’S HOW IT WORKS
Benefits and Risks
Rare but serious risks include, but are not limited to thermal injury, perforation and infection. Temporary side effects may include cramping, nausea, vomiting, discharge and spotting. If you think the NovaSure procedure might be right for you, view a summary of the risks and considerations and talk to your doctor.
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- NovaSure Instructions for Use.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Heavy menstrual bleeding. https://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/blooddisorders/women/menorrhagia.html. Accessed July 05, 2017.
- Hologic, Inc. Data no File; AUB patient Journey research, conducted January 2017. Survey of 1,003 women who self-identified as currently or recently experiencing heavy bleeding with need to change feminine hygiene product every hour or more.
- Hologic Inc., Data on file, 2018. Based on units shipped from 2004-2018.
IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
NovaSure® endometrial ablation is for premenopausal women with heavy periods due to benign causes who are finished childbearing. Pregnancy following the NovaSure procedure can be dangerous. The NovaSure procedure is not for those who have or suspect uterine cancer; have an active genital, urinary or pelvic infection; or an IUD. NovaSure endometrial ablation is not a sterilization procedure. Rare but serious risks include, but are not limited to, thermal injury, perforation and infection. Temporary side effects may include cramping, nausea, vomiting, discharge and spotting. Inform patients to contact you if they experience a possible side effect related to use of this product. If you or someone you know has possibly experienced a side effect when using our product, please contact your physician.