One of the effective contraceptive methods is to use Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUD). Multiload is a popular IUD prescribed by gynaecologists to their patients. The Doctor will thoroughly check the medical history and if IUDs had been used before, and if so whether there were any complications and then decide on proceeding with the treatment. Generally, the process is pretty simple. But in rare cases there may be a few complications such as pain during the insertion or discomfort post insertion. Also, there is a risk of infection in uterus or the fallopian tube that may affect the fertility. The symptoms include fever, pain in lower abdomen, painful intercourse, heavy bleeding during menstruation, and vaginal discharge with foul odour. In any such case the doctor needs to be promptly consulted. There is also a possible side effect of using Multiload, which is weight gain, but there is no scientifically conclusive evidence for this. Typically, the gynaecologist will schedule multiple visits to watch out for side effects, hence there should be no cause for concern as long as the patient notices and reports any symptom that presents. Once inserted, the IUD need not be replaced for as long as 3 years and the Doctor will decide when a replacement will be required and advise accordingly. By being aware and exercising basic caution it is easy to use the effective contraception method and be relaxed without being concerned about unplanned pregnancy.