Common side effects of Paragard include:
- anemia (low red blood cell count)
- expulsion (complete or partial)
- pain during sex
- prolonged periods
- painful periods
- vaginal irritation
- vaginal discharge
- pain and cramping
This is not a complete list of possible side effects with Paragard. For more information, ask your healthcare provider. Tell your healthcare provider about any side effect that bothers you or does not go away.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.