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What does Paragard look like?

Paragard is a small, T-shaped IUD (intrauterine device) made of soft, flexible plastic wrapped with a thin layer of copper.

Paragard IUD
  • 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