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Can I have an MRI with the Paragard IUD in place?

Paragard can be safely scanned with an MRI only under specific conditions.
Before you have an MRI, tell your healthcare provider that you have Paragard, an intrauterine device (IUD), in place.

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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,