What Can I Expect With Paragard?

With Paragard, there’s…

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daily routines or refill hassles

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monthly, thread check

you do yourself.

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appointments

one for placement, and one about a month afterwards to make sure Paragard is in the right place.*

*Depending on your experience, additional appointments may be necessary to ensure Paragard is in the correct position.

Paragard Has a High Rate of Patient Satisfaction

women reported they were satisfied with Paragard when surveyed 3 and 6 months after placement.*

*According to a study of 5011 long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) users (826 using Paragard), who were asked to report changes in bleeding and cramping since their LARC was placed. LARCs included that contraceptive implant and intrauterine devices.

*According to a study of 5011 long-acting reversible contraceptive (LARC) users (826 using Paragard), who were asked to report changes in bleeding and cramping since their LARC was placed. LARCs included that contraceptive implant and intrauterine devices.

  • 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