NEXPLANON is one of the most effective birth control options available.

NEXPLANON is a long-term birth control option that lasts for up to 3 years to prevent pregnancy. NEXPLANON is an implant, not an IUD. It is a small, thin, and flexible contraceptive arm implant that is placed discreetly under the skin of your inner, upper arm by your health care provider. It is over 99% effective*—just as effective as the pill.

You may become pregnant as early as a week after the removal of NEXPLANON.

NEXPLANON must be removed by the end of the third year and may be replaced by a new implant at the time of removal, if you wish to continue preventing pregnancy with NEXPLANON.

*Less than 1 pregnancy per 100 women who used NEXPLANON for 1 year.

How does NEXPLANON work?

Hormones used in birth control stop an egg from being released by your ovary and also prevent sperm from reaching the egg.

This contraceptive arm implant puts a steady, low dose of hormone into your bloodstream to prevent pregnancy.


 

NEXPLANON is a prescription medication for the prevention of pregnancy in women.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.

Please read the accompanying Patient Information for NEXPLANON and discuss it with your health care provider. The physician Prescribing Information also is available.



 
 

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