What Is ParaGard And Why Are There ParaGard Lawsuits?

paragard iud lawsuit settlements | lawyer for paragard injury lawsuitParaGard is one of many intrauterine medical devices (IUDs) on the market that are implanted in women as a birth control device. Like all IUDs, ParaGard is meant to be an easily removable, temporary contraceptive – ParaGard is currently approved to be used continually for up to ten years. Since its initial approval by the United States Food and Drug Administration in 1984, ParaGard has been manufactured by a number of companies, including Cooper, GynoPharma, GynoMed, Ortho-McNeil, FEI Women’s Health, Duramed Pharmaceuticals, Barr Pharmaceuticals, and Teva Pharmaceutical Industries.
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In addition to those previously filed, three new lawsuits have been filed against Teva Pharmaceuticals, the manufacturer of the intrauterine medical device (IUD) known as Paragard.

As we have written before, Paragard is a small plastic T-shaped device with a copper wire coiled around it. Recent lawsuits allege that Paragard is defective and causes serious complications and injuries. The IUD can break off or become dislodged upon removal, causing severe damage to the surrounding tissues and organs.

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