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Want to know about effectiveness of Paragard over time. Does risk of pregnancy increase with each year?

Hello. I have gotten the Paragard. I'm curious about its effectiveness over time. I read that there is a .08% chance of becoming pregnant the first year of use. Does the risk of becoming pregnant increase each year? If so, by how much? I know that they say it's safe for 10 years, that's not my question. Thank you for your help.
Asked On : Sun, 14 Apr 2013
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Mar 2013
Thanks for your query.
the efficacy of Paragard is 99. 5 % and it is effective upto 10 years.
So there is no question of reducing efficacy each year.
Studies only mention the failure rate in the first year of typical use.
Take care.
Answered: Sat, 29 Jun 2013
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