Is there a medication I can take to ease the pain of cramping during my period?

If you’re experiencing painful cramping during your period, contact your healthcare provider to get a recommendation on medications or methods that could help ease the pain.

  • Don’t use Paragard if you have a pelvic infection or certain cancers. Less than 1% of users get a serious infection called pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
  • 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