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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, polyethylene, or barium sulfate. If you think you may be allergic to any component of Paragard, check with your healthcare provider.

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Paragard is a hormone-free IUD (intrauterine device) that prevents pregnancy for up to 10 years using copper.


  • Don't use Paragard if you are or may be pregnant, have fibroids, a pelvic infection including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), get infections easily, certain cancers, unexplained bleeding, Wilson's disease,