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

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

  • 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