Hormone Free1

Women may not know their contraceptive options

In a recent Teva-sponsored survey

*Based on a July 2016 web-based survey of US women aged 22-34 years (N=197), where participants were asked about their attitudes about birth control that contains hormones. Respondents were required to be currently using birth control or have plans to use birth control in the next year. Repeat respondents within the previous 6 months were not permitted.

Your patients may be interested in learning about hormone-free contraception

Based on a 2016 Teva-sponsored web-based survey of US women aged 18-45 years (N=3020).

INDICATION

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 (STI).
  • 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, embedment, perforation of the uterus, and expulsion.

Click here for the full Prescribing Information for PARAGARD.

Reference: 1. Data on file. Market research, July 2016. Teva Women's Health, Inc.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

  • PARAGARD does not protect against HIV/AIDS or other sexually transmitted infections (STI).
  • 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.
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