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Could I be allergic to a component of the Paragard IUD?

Don’t use Paragard if you are allergic to copper, polythylene, or barium sulfate. If you think you may be allergic to any component of Paragard, check with your healthcare provider.

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Safety Information Back to all Questions
  • IUDs, including Paragard, have been associated with an increased risk of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Don’t use Paragard if you have a pelvic infection, certain cancers, a copper allergy, Wilson’s disease, or PID. Continue reading
  • If you miss a period, have persistent abdominal pain, or if Paragard comes out, tell your healthcare provider (HCP). If it comes out, use back-up birth control. Continue reading