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My Paragard IUD came out on its own; what should I do?

If you think Paragard has partly or completely fallen out, use a back-up birth control method and call your healthcare provider.

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Paragard Safety Still have questions?

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,