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How do I get the Paragard IUD?

Paragard can be placed by an OB/GYN or other trained healthcare provider.

If your healthcare provider has not been trained to place Paragard, they can call 1-877-PARAGARD or visit hcp.paragard.com to request a training.

  • 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