ParaGard Side Effects
Generic Name: copper topical
Note: This document contains side effect information about copper topical. Some of the dosage forms listed on this page may not apply to the brand name ParaGard.
Applies to copper topical: intrauterine device
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 side effects including anemia have been reported.[Ref]
Dermatologic side effects including urticarial allergic skin reaction have been reported.[Ref]
1. "Product Information. ParaGard (copper)." Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc, Pomona, NY.
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Some side effects may not be reported. You may report them to the FDA.