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Let Her Shape Her Life

with the only reversible contraceptive that is highly effective and hormone free1,2

Someday Moms

PARAGARD® is immediately reversible and may be appropriate for women who might decide that they want to have children.1,2

EFFICACY
FLEXIBILITY
BLEEDING PROFILE

Nursing Moms

PARAGARD® is nonhormonal, and the copper it releases has not been detected in breast milk, so it may be appropriate for breast-feeding women.1,2

EFFICACY
HORMONE FREE
SATISFACTION RATES

Time-Out Moms

PARAGARD® is immediately reversible, so it may be appropriate for women who are enjoying their little ones and holding off on having more.1

EFFICACY
HORMONE FREE
FLEXIBILITY

That's-a-Wrap Moms

PARAGARD® provides highly effective contraception, so it may be appropriate for women who do not wish to have any more children.1,2

EFFICACY
FLEXIBILITY
SATISFACTION RATES

PARAGARD® is indicated for intrauterine contraception for up to 10 years.

Important Safety Information

  • PARAGARD® does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted infections.
  • PARAGARD® must not be used by women who are pregnant or may be pregnant as this can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or fertility.
  • PARAGARD® must not be used by women who have acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or current behavior suggesting a high risk of PID; have had a postpregnancy or postabortion uterine infection in the past 3 months; have cancer of the uterus or cervix; have an infection of the cervix; have an allergy to any component; or have Wilson’s disease.
  • The most common side effects of PARAGARD® are heavier and longer periods and spotting between periods; for most women, these typically subside after 2 to 3 months.
  • If a woman misses her period, she must be promptly evaluated for pregnancy.
  • Some possible serious complications that have been associated with intrauterine contraceptives, including PARAGARD®, are PID, perforation of the uterus, and expulsion.

Click here for Full Prescribing Information for PARAGARD®.

References:

1.

PARAGARD® T380A [Prescribing Information]. Sellersville, PA: Teva Women’s Health, Inc.; 2013.

2.

Kaneshiro B, Aeby T. Long-term safety, efficacy, and patient acceptability of the intrauterine Copper T-380A contraceptive device. Int J Womens Health. 2010;2:211-220.