Paragard® is indicated for intrauterine contraception for up to 10 years.
Important Safety Information
Do not use Paragard® if you have a pelvic infection, get infections
easily or have certain cancers. Less than 1% of users get a serious infection called pelvic inflammatory disease.
If you have persistent pelvic or stomach pain, or if Paragard® comes out
tell your healthcare provider. If it comes out, use back-up birth control. In rare cases,
Paragard® may attach to or go through the uterine wall and cause other
problems. Although uncommon, pregnancy while using Paragard® can be life
threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility. Bleeding or spotting may increase at first but should
decrease in 2 to 3 months. Paragard® does not protect against
HIV or STDs.
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA at
www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
Nothing on this website should be construed as giving advice or making a recommendation, and it should not be relied on as
the basis for any decision or action. It is important that you rely only on the advice of a healthcare professional to
advise you on your specific situation.
For important risk and use information about Paragard®, please see
the full Prescribing Information.
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