The Paragard IUD is a non-hormonal, copper-wrapped intrauterine device inserted by a medical specialist and meant to last for ten years. Despite the apparent advantages of this birth control method, the outcome of Paragard use may prove to be catastrophic to women’s health.
Apart from the common side effects of the Paragard T 380A, the more severe and permanent complications can inflict damaging and life-threatening consequences.
The majority of complaints validate the Paragard IUD’s deficiency and raise awareness on the frequency of device breakage, especially during the removal process. While this procedure is expected to be effortless and accident-free, many women are left inside their bodies with fractured IUD parts that require invasive interventions for extraction.
In this infographic, Atraxia Law looks at what can go wrong with a Paragard IUD.