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If you suffered Paragard removal side effects or other Paragard removal symptoms, contact a Paragard Lawyer today
Some people who have used the ParaGard IUD birth control have complained that they suffered significant and unexpected complications when attempting to have the birth control device -removed. Some of the ParaGard removal side effects they have reportedly suffered include:
What is the Paragard IUD?
The Paragard IUD is manufactured by Teva Pharmaceuticals and has been around since the late 1980s. An intrauterine device (IUD) is a small plastic T-shaped device used for birth control. It is inserted into the uterus where it stays to prevent pregnancy. It is a small piece of flexible plastic shaped like a T. Sometimes it is called an IUC — intrauterine contraception. The Paragard IUD device has a specially designed copper coil connected to a plastic base. The device is implanted in a women's uterine cavity.
How Does the Paragard IUD Work?
ParaGard works using just 1 simple active ingredient which is copper. ParaGard works by preventing the sperm from reaching and fertilizing the egg and may also prevent implantation. However, because ParaGard is hormone free, it will not prevent your natural menstrual cycle or stop you from ovulating each month. At first, periods may become heavier and longer with spotting in between as a result of the IUD.
What Are the Benefits of the Paragard IUD?
Paragard Is an effective long-term contraception which can be used by premenopausal women of all ages, including teenagers. Some on the benefits of the Paragard IUD include that it:
What Are the Risks in Using the Paragard?
If you do conceive while using the Paragard IUD you are at high risk of having an ectopic pregnancy (a condition where the fertilized egg implants outside the uterus, usually in a fallopian tube.). However, as noted by the Mayo Clinic less than 1% of women who use the Paragard IUD become pregnant and the risks remain very low over time. As a result, because the rate of pregnancy is so low for those who use the Paragard IUD, their rate of getting ectopic pregnancy is low than women who are sexually active but do not use contraception.
Additionally, the Paragard IUD does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. Finally, as discussed below, there are the risks of experiencing Paragard removal side effects or other Paragard removal symptoms when you decide to have the device removed.
Who Should Not Use the Paragard IUD?
Paragard is not an appropriate alternative for everyone, and your doctor may discourage you from the Paragard IUD and urge to use another alternative if you have any of the following:
What Is the Problem with the Paragard IUD?
Serious production defects have led to broken IUDs, with the breakage occurring either during the implantation process or during removal along with other Paragard removal symptoms. According to ongoing ParaGard IUD lawsuits, Teva was aware of the potential of Paragard removal side effect since 89.
What are the Paragard Removal Side Effects?
ParaGard IUDs are removed by a healthcare provider. IUDs should be removed when they expire (they typically last from 3 to 10 years), when the user wants to get pregnant, or after experiencing ParaGard side effects. Some typical ParaGard removal side effects include: light bleeding between periods, cramping, pain, and heavy bleeding during periods. Several ParaGard IUD users have reported that the device can also reportedly break during removal, leaving part of the device embedded in the uterus, according to a report published in the Open Journal of Clinical & Medical Case Reports. Some of the complications caused by a broken or fractured IUD, or other ParaGard removal side effects, include:
What Should I do if I Suffered Paragard IUD Removal Complications?
ParaGard IUD removal complications can be debilitating and interfere with a person’s quality of life.
ParaGard IUD removal complications may cause those affected to be hit with large medical bills, pain and suffering, emotional distress, lost wages and other damages from having to take off from work to recover from their injuries.
A growing number of people are coming forward with allegations of serious ParaGard removal side effects and filing Paragard lawsuits. Those who have suffered from ParaGard IUD removal complications should consider filing a ParaGard IUD removal side effects Lawsuit to seek compensation for their injuries, as well as compensation for other ParaGard users who suffered Paragard IUD removal complications.
A ParaGard lawsuit is one way to hold Teva accountable for the safety of its intrauterine copper contraceptive and the pain and suffering you experienced from Paragard IUD removal complications. So, if you suffered ParaGard removal side effects, call Paragard IUD Removal Lawyer Timothy L. Miles about a ParaGard IUD removal side effects lawsuit today who can explain the process and who will fight for the compensation you deserve.
What Can I Get in a Paragard IUD Lawsuit?
A successful plaintiff is entitled to compensatory damages which would include compensation for things such as:
If your case proceeds to trial it is also possible the court could impose punitive damages, intended to punish the defendant for their actions.
Should I Report Paragard Removal Side Effects?
Yes, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) urges consumers who experience adverse advents to any medication or product. You may report Paragard removal side effects via the MedWatch Online Voluntary Reporting Form. Please make sure to thoroughly explain all Paragard removal side effects or symptoms you experienced or any other Paragard IUD removal complications.
What Is the Status of the Paragard Lawsuits?
There are nearly 1,500 Paragard lawsuits alleging Paragard removal side effects or other Paragard symptoms that were filed in various federal courts across the country which have been transferred to the Northern District of Georgia for coordinated discovery and pretrial proceedings by the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict. A trial date has been set by the court for January 2024. The court also entered a scheduling order setting certain deadlines for the completion of discovery, expert discovery, and other pre-trial motions.
Call a l ParaGard Lawyer about a ParaGard Lawsuit if You Suffered ParaGard Removal Side Effects
If you or a loved one experienced serious ParaGard removal side effects, or other Paragard IUD removal complications contact Paragard lawyer Timothy L. Miles today at 855/846-6529, or by submitting the form below, as you may be entitled to substantial damages. Give us a call, it is free, and see what a Paragard Lawyer can do for you and if your eligible for a ParaGard IUD removal side effects lawsuit. A Paragard IUD Removal Lawyer can explain the process and answer any questions you may have. We take all cases on a contingency basis which means we do not get paid unless we win your case, so contact us today. So, the call is free and so is the fee unless we win your case.
Timothy L. Miles, Esq.
Timothy L. Miles is a nationally recognized shareholder rights attorney raised in Nashville, Tennessee. Mr. Miles was recently selected by Martindale-Hubbell® and ALM as a 2022 Top Ranked Lawyer, 2022 Top Rated Litigator. and a 2022 Elite Lawyer of the South. Mr. Miles also maintains the AV Preeminent Rating by Martindale-Hubbell®, their highest rating for both legal ability and ethics. Mr. Miles is a member of the prestigious Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers: The National Trial Lawyers Association, a superb rated attorney by Avvo, a recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award by Premier Lawyers of America (2019) and recognized as a Distinguished Lawyer, Recognizing Excellence in Securities Law, by Lawyers of Distinction (2019). Mr. Miles has published over sixty articles on various issues of the law, including class actions, whistleblower cases, products liability, and more. Please visit our website.
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