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7/25/2013 1:15:38 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I'm going to make this as concise as possible. I've never had kids, 35 years old. I took a handful of ibuprophen and a zanax the day of the insertion and I must say-even still, the insertion was probably one of the most painful experiences of my life. I wish I'd known more about red-raspberry leaf tea before the insertion (more on that later). First period after insertion (a month la ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/20/2013 10:41:37 PM

Reviewer: Lori R, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have had the paraguard for 1 yr 5 months. I have been meaning to write a review to let others know how my experience was. First, I am a big chicken and was a big nervous of the insertion process. They gave me valium but I was still a bit tense. Anyway, I made it through and I think it was more built up in my mind. The actual process wasn't such a big deal. The first day I took 3 Advil ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/16/2013 2:44:59 PM

Reviewer: 19-24 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I got the Paragard inserted January 2012 (so had it for a little over a year and a half) and just had it taken out this morning. I've never had children, so it was pretty painful to be inserted and the first couple days of having it were difficult, but taking out took under a min and was pretty easy. I hated hormonal BC so wanted the copper version, but it made my periods ten days long from st ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/7/2013 8:28:12 AM

Reviewer: mommyof 3 boys, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I had my iud placed in march I had very heavy bleeding and horible cramps ... I took my doc more than an hour to place it... Well I'm really upset because I just found out I'm 6 weeks pregnant ... I notice a week ago after my husband complained of feeling the iud different than normal... It had almost completely came out halfway to be exact... Wit a lil tug it was out ... Worried and conce ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Other
7/3/2013 6:21:56 PM

Reviewer: rae, 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I had the paragard inserted yesterday. The worst pain lasted two minutes during the insertion its self. It was intense but short lived. For the next four hours after insertion I had much lighter craps that came in waves, so not constant but unpleasant. I took 800mg IB profen 45 minutes before insertion. (note: taking 800 means that you should not take more for eight hours.) I took 400mg after 8 h ... Show Full Comment

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