Prevent pregnancy, without hormones

Paragard is 100% Hormone Free

Did you know?

56%

of women reported that they had concerns with hormones in their birth control‡1

48%

of women used them anyway because they were unaware of hormone-free choices‡1

43%

of women were interested in learning about hormone-free options§1

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hormone and hormone-free options

Important Safety Information

  • Paragard must not be used by women who have acute pelvic inflammatory disease (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. Continue reading

Paragard is indicated for intrauterine contraception for up to 10 years.

Important Safety Information

  • Paragard must not be used by women who have acute pelvic inflammatory disease (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.
  • If a woman misses her period, she must be promptly evaluated for pregnancy.
  • Possible serious complications that have been associated with intrauterine contraceptives are PID, embedment, perforation of the uterus, and expulsion.
  • Paragard must not be used by women who are pregnant as this can be life threatening and may result in loss of pregnancy or infertility.
  • The most common side effects of Paragard are bleeding and spotting; for most women, these typically subside after 2 to 3 months.
  • Paragard does not protect against HIV or other sexually transmitted infections (STI).

For full product information, please see the Full Prescribing Information.

References:
1. Data on file. Market research, July 2016. CooperSurgical, Inc.

‡Based on a September 2017 web-based survey of US women aged 18-45 years (N=300), 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.

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