Implanon / Nexplanon

Implanon and Nexplanon are progestin-only, long-term reversible contraceptive implants.  A single medicated rod is placed under the skin on the inner aspect of the upper arm.  It is inserted in the office using a local anesthetic.  The implant contains contraceptive efficacy for up to three years.  It can be removed at any time and replaced after three years if desired.

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