What is NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) 68mg?
What is NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) 68mg?

NEXPLANON is a birth control implant that lasts for up to 3 years,* and is over 99% effective.

NEXPLANON is the small, thin and flexible arm implant that provides up to 3 years of continuous birth control. That’s why NEXPLANON is considered a long-acting birth control option. It’s placed discreetly under the skin of your inner, upper arm by your health care provider. It’s also reversible and can be removed by your health care provider at any time during the 3-year period.

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 use NEXPLANON for 1 year.
How Does NEXPLANON® (etonogestrel implant) 68mg Work?

How does NEXPLANON work?

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

NEXPLANON puts a steady, low dose of hormone into your bloodstream. NEXPLANON works for up to 3 years to prevent pregnancy.

NEXPLANON is placed in the inner, upper arm. This means it is hidden from view.


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


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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