Based on statistical evidences, the Paragard Intrauterine Device or IUD is strongly linked to different types of complications. Many women across the USA have lodged complaints that IUD, which is a popular birth control device, can fracture or break during removal and that might result in severe injuries and new complications. If you or anyone you know has experienced any such complications suspected to have resulted from Paragard IUD use, it qualifies for a Paragard lawsuit.

Proving the allegation requires logic and legworks to collect the evidences that will successfully trace and track the link between the complaint and IUD use. For the pundit and pragmatic readers, it needs no explanation why all these are beyond the capabilities and comprehension of anyone but a lawyer. Make sure to consult a lawyer rich in experience of handling Paragard lawsuits. He or she will present a faster analytical study of your potential case and figure out if it has the merits to proceed with.

More about Paragard IUD

Paragard IUD is a birth control device for women. Formulated and manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals, it is a hormone-free agent made for long-term use. Paragard IUD contains copper wire wrapped around a plastic base. The mechanism behind the design is the copper will spark an inflammatory reaction in the uterus to interfere with the sperm.

The manufacturer claims that Paragard IUD is highly effective (99%) in preventing pregnancy. According to their claims, Paragard IUD can be used for as long as ten years. However, implant and removal of the device must be done by a doctor. Copper IUDs including Paragard are an excellent alternative to hormone-based birth control methods. Though Paragard IUD is very popular with women who don’t want to be on contraceptive pills, there are multiple complaints about its side effects and complications.

Pargard Side Effects

The commonest side effects of Paragard IUD are less severe and are usually considered as a part of the adjustment phase. The manufacturer claims that these side effects will go away after first 2-3 months of use. However, some issues are more serious and need medical attention:

  • Anemia
  • Infection
  • Expulsion
  • Heavy flow
  • Longer periods
  • Allergic reactions
  • Vaginal discharge
  • Menstrual cramps
  • Pain during intercourse
  • Perforation of the uterus
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease
  • Difficulty in device removal
  • Spotting between menstrual cycles

Serious issues are believed to result from the difficulty in removing the IUD, device’s reaction with the user’s body or the device itself. If you consider using the product, arm yourself with proper knowledge about the risk factors.

Final Words

The basics of Paragard Lawsuits is the manufacturer, Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, failed to warn the prospective customers about the device’s potential risks related to fracture or break during its removal from the body. The manufacturer should be held responsible if they fail to warn the consumers about the potential risks that might stem from using the device and as a result, the users experience complications or injuries.

If you have a valid Paragard Lawsuit, you should seek financial compensation for your physical injuries, mental stress and suffering, medical bills and lost wages. See to it that you are represented by an experienced lawyer whether the case meets courtroom trials or gets settled through on-table negotiations.