ParaGard Side Effects

Generic Name: copper topical

Note: This page contains side effects data for the generic drug copper topical. It is possible that some of the dosage forms included below may not apply to the brand name ParaGard.

It is possible that some side effects of ParaGard may not have been reported. These can be reported to the FDA here. Always consult a healthcare professional for medical advice.

Applies to copper topical: intrauteral device

Genitourinary

Genitourinary side effects including intrauterine pregnancy, septic abortion, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic infection, perforation, embedment, pregnancy, bleeding/pain, other medical events, dysmenorrhea, dyspareunia, complete or partial expulsion, leukorrhea, prolonged menstrual flow, menstrual spotting, pain and cramping, and vaginitis have been reported.[Ref]

Hematologic

Hematologic side effects including anemia have been reported.[Ref]

Musculoskeletal

Musculoskeletal side effects including backache have been reported.[Ref]

Dermatologic

Dermatologic side effects including urticarial allergic skin reaction have been reported.[Ref]

References

1. "Product Information. ParaGard (copper)." Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc, Pomona, NY.

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