Paragard Access Center®

Cost to Patients

Most patients with insurance can get Paragard at No Cost

Paragard is fully covered under most insurance plans—this may mean:

  • no co-pay
  • no deductible
  • no out-of-pocket costs*

*Patients should check with their insurance provider to confirm coverage related to their individual plan. Fees for the Paragard placement procedure may apply.

What if my patient’s insurance doesn’t cover Paragard or she doesn’t have insurance?

If a patient doesn’t have insurance, or her insurance doesn’t cover Paragard, she may self-pay for Paragard through one of our specialty pharmacy partners.

Important Safety Information

  • Paragard must not be used by women who had a post-pregnancy or post-abortion uterine infection in the past 3 months; have cancer of the uterus or cervix; acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID); an infection of the cervix; an allergy to any component (including copper); or Wilson’s disease. Continue reading

Indication

Paragard is a copper-containing IUS (intrauterine system) indicated for the prevention of pregnancy for up to 10 years.

Important Safety Information

  • Paragard must not be used by women who had a post-pregnancy or post-abortion uterine infection in the past 3 months; have cancer of the uterus or cervix; acute pelvic inflammatory disease (PID); an infection of the cervix; an allergy to any component (including copper); or Wilson's disease.
  • If a woman misses her period, she must be promptly evaluated for ectopic pregnancy.
  • Possible serious complications that have been associated with IUSs are PID, embedment, perforation of the uterus, and expulsion.
  • Paragard must not be used by pregnant women as this can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or infertility.
  • Menstrual cycles may become heavier and longer with intermenstrual spotting. Bleeding may be heavier than usual at first.
  • Paragard does not protect against HIV or STIs.

Please see accompanying Full Prescribing Information.

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