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Dyskinesia, Convulsion, Cold Sweat, Pallor, Device Expulsion (8114682-4)
on Feb 01, 2012 Female from UNITED STATES , weighting 100.1 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: dyskinesia, convulsion, cold sweat, pallor, device expulsion. Paragard T 380a dosage: N/A.

Uterine Spasm, Vaginal Discharge, Vulvovaginal Pruritus, Gastroenteritis, Device Expulsion (8105155-3)
Patient was taking Paragard T 380a. Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: uterine spasm, vaginal discharge, vulvovaginal pruritus, gastroenteritis, device expulsion on Jan 23, 2012 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 114.2 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Paragard T 380a dosage: N/A.

Device Breakage, Complication Of Device Removal (8056232-7)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 08, 2010 by a Female taking Paragard T 380a (Dosage: I.u.) was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 38 years of age, weighting 291.0 lb, After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: device breakage, complication of device removal.

Musculoskeletal Pain, Back Pain, Device Dislocation, Device Breakage, Abdominal Pain Lower, Arthralgia (8056218-2)
on Jan 31, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 41 years of age, weighting 148.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: musculoskeletal pain, back pain, device dislocation, device breakage, abdominal pain lower, arthralgia. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..


Device Dislocation (8056210-8)
on Nov 23, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: device dislocation. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Device Dislocation (8056198-X)
Patient was taking Paragard T 380a. After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: device dislocation on Nov 23, 2010 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 40 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Device Dislocation, Device Breakage (8056196-6)
Adverse event was reported on Nov 10, 2010 by a Female taking Paragard T 380a (Dosage: I.u) was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 32 years of age, weighting 297.6 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: device dislocation, device breakage.

Pelvic Pain, Device Dislocation (8056195-4)
on Nov 04, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 21 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: pelvic pain, device dislocation. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Device Dislocation, Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device (8056190-5)
on Nov 19, 2010 Female from UNITED STATES , 33 years of age, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: device dislocation, pregnancy with contraceptive device. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device, Abortion Spontaneous, Foetal Growth Restriction (8056184-X)
Patient was taking Paragard T 380a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: pregnancy with contraceptive device, abortion spontaneous, foetal growth restriction on Dec 13, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 28 years of age, weighting 187.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..
Associated medications used:
  • Prenatal Vitamins /01549301/


Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device, Abortion Spontaneous (8056183-8)
Adverse event was reported on Dec 06, 2010 by a Female taking Paragard T 380a (Dosage: I.u.) was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 28 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: pregnancy with contraceptive device, abortion spontaneous.

Pelvic Pain, Device Dislocation (8056153-X)
on Oct 27, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 36 years of age, weighting 134.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: pelvic pain, device dislocation. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Uterine Perforation (8056149-8)
on Oct 19, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 26 years of age, weighting 125.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: uterine perforation. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Complication Of Device Insertion, Uterine Perforation (8056112-7)
Patient was taking Paragard T 380a. Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: complication of device insertion, uterine perforation on Oct 12, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 21 years of age, weighting 139.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Paragard T 380a dosage: N/A.

Uterine Perforation, Pelvic Pain (8056106-1)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 28, 2011 by a Female taking Paragard T 380a (Dosage: I.u.) was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 44 years of age, weighting 152.0 lb, After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: uterine perforation, pelvic pain.

Pregnancy After Post Coital Contraception, Vaginal Discharge, Amniorrhexis, Abortion Spontaneous (8056087-0)
on Mar 02, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 37 years of age, weighting 177.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: pregnancy after post coital contraception, vaginal discharge, amniorrhexis, abortion spontaneous. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Pain, Menstruation Irregular, Ruptured Ectopic Pregnancy, Device Expulsion (8056080-8)
on Mar 02, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 39 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: pain, menstruation irregular, ruptured ectopic pregnancy, device expulsion. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u.. Patient was hospitalized.

Menorrhagia, Uterine Haemorrhage, Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device, Device Expulsion, Device Dislocation (8056078-X)
Patient was taking Paragard T 380a. After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: menorrhagia, uterine haemorrhage, pregnancy with contraceptive device, device expulsion, device dislocation on Mar 02, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 36 years of age, weighting 128.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Abdominal Pain, Ectopic Pregnancy, Vaginal Haemorrhage (8056050-X)
Adverse event was reported on Mar 09, 2011 by a Female taking Paragard T 380a (Dosage: I.u.) was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 33 years of age, weighting 115.0 lb, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: abdominal pain, ectopic pregnancy, vaginal haemorrhage. Patient was hospitalized.

Uterine Haemorrhage, Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device, Cervix Inflammation (8056048-1)
on Apr 07, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 37 years of age, weighting 185.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: uterine haemorrhage, pregnancy with contraceptive device, cervix inflammation. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Device Expulsion, Abortion Spontaneous, Pregnancy With Contraceptive Device, Menstruation Delayed, Vaginal Discharge (8056029-8)
on Mar 10, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 23 years of age, weighting 154.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: device expulsion, abortion spontaneous, pregnancy with contraceptive device, menstruation delayed, vaginal discharge. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u.

Discomfort, Device Expulsion, Complication Of Device Removal (8056017-1)
Patient was taking Paragard T 380a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: discomfort, device expulsion, complication of device removal on Feb 24, 2011 from UNITED STATES Additional patient health information: Female , 32 years of age, weighting 160.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

Uterine Perforation, Device Dislocation (8056012-2)
Adverse event was reported on Feb 28, 2011 by a Female taking Paragard T 380a (Dosage: I.u.) was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and. Location: UNITED STATES , 27 years of age, weighting 148.0 lb, Patient felt the following Paragard side effects: uterine perforation, device dislocation. Patient was hospitalized.

Fallopian Tube Disorder, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Kidney Infection (8056010-9)
on Feb 08, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 32 years of age, weighting 120.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. After Paragard was administered, patient encountered several Paragard side effects: fallopian tube disorder, pelvic inflammatory disease, kidney infection. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Metronidazole
Patient was hospitalized.

Abortion, Abortion Spontaneous, Uterine Haemorrhage, Pelvic Pain (8056009-2)
on Feb 09, 2011 Female from UNITED STATES , 23 years of age, weighting 164.0 lb, was diagnosed with
  • contraception
and was treated with Paragard T 380a. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Paragard side effects: abortion, abortion spontaneous, uterine haemorrhage, pelvic pain. Paragard T 380a dosage: I.u..

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Active Ingredient: COPPER

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