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PARAGARD T380A
Contraception
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Drug Name:

PARAGARD T380A Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Copper-bearing intrauterine contraceptive device.

Company:
Teva Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for PARAGARD T380A:

Intrauterine contraception.

Adult:

See literature. ≥16yrs: Insert into uterine cavity. Check placement shortly after first menses. Replace at least every 10 years.

Children:

<16yrs: not recommended.

Contraindications:

Uterine abnormality. Uterine or cervical malignancy. Pelvic inflammatory disease or risk thereof. Postpartum or postabortal endometritis in the past 3 months. Genital actinomycosis. Abnormal genital bleeding. Cervicitis. Wilson's disease. Retained IUD. Pregnancy or suspicion of pregnancy.

Warnings/Precautions:

Vaginal bleeding. Ectopic pregnancy. Immunocompromised. Immunosuppressive therapy. Avoid medical diathermy. Assure suitable uterine anatomy before insertion. Remove the device if evidence of partial expulsion, perforation, or breakage.

Pharmacological Class:

IUD.

Adverse Reactions:

Bleeding, cramps, anemia, dyspareunia, pelvic infection, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, uterine or cervical perforation, embedment or fragmentation of device, septicemia (during pregnancy), spontaneous abortion, vasovagal reactions (during insertion or removal).

How Supplied:

Device—1, 5

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