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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of ParaGard T 380A utrn.

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Condition: Other
8/22/2013 2:51:58 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
It has been hell for me! The first few months i loved it, now im going into my 6th month of God AWFUL periods, unbearable cramps, severe clotting, and awful pain when i sit too hard or have sex. It will be removed next tues at gyno app! cannot wait!

Condition: Other
8/21/2013 2:37:40 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
This is one of the worst birth control experiences of my life. So I had talked with my gynecologist about getting an IUD various times over the years. I was always directed towards other forms of birth control until finally I told my doctor I was getting married and didn't want kids for at least 10 years. "Getting married" seemed to be the magic phrase because the gynecologist ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/20/2013 9:52:28 PM

Reviewer: oregano13, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I wanted to love my IUD. I chose it for the lack of hormones and I figured it would be an easier experience than a tubal ligation. Instead, I hated it. I didn't get pregnant, I'll give it that much. I have not had children, and insertion was one of the most painful experiences of my life. Intense and constant cramping afterwards kept me in bed for days with a heating pad. I went from never ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/15/2013 3:15:18 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
If you can't handle the cramps, I don't suggest using the iuc. My periods last 8-12 days , my cramps last about 2 weeks but its on and off. When I do get cramps, the pain hurts so bad to the point I get dizzy and try to take deep breaths. Sometimes pain killers don't even work for me. I'm only taking the iuc because I'm sensitive to birth control. Both the patch and nuva ring g ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
8/11/2013 5:56:20 PM

Reviewer: SkayeR, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
The only negative side effect that I have had from using ParaGard is that my period is longer. It was usually 5 days before and now it is anywhere between 7-12 days. It is worth it to me to have the peace of mind, and it is not that big of an inconvenience for my husband and me.

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