Patients who choose an IUD and experience an expulsion may wish to attempt a second placement. Some payers limit the number of IUDs that a woman can obtain within a certain timeframe. If that is the case, a provider may be able to help a patient obtain a replacement product from the manufacturer.
Patients who chose a copper IUD but experience an expulsion or removal for some other medical reason may be able to obtain a replacement product under certain conditions. If it has been 90 days or less since the IUD was inserted, Teva Women’s Health will consider providing a replacement product on a case-by-case basis. Providers should call 1-877-PARAGARD to initiate the replacement request within 30 days of the patient’s visit. Providers are not required to keep the expelled IUD in this instance; if ParaGardDirect requests the expelled product, providers should contact their Teva representative for assistance.
Bayer will consider replacement of expelled products on a case-by-case basis. Providers should contact their Bayer representative for assistance.
The published replacement policy for Liletta specifies that devices inserted in patients are not eligible for replacement.