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Dr. Nicole Jarvis
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very effective: Nexplanon ha a failure rate of 0.05% in medical studies.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Birth control: It is subq implantable, i personally do not like it , works for birth control but often causes a lot of break thru bleeding and sometimes can be hard ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Bates
7 years experience in Family Medicine
No: There has not been documented weight gain in women on nexplanon. Most women are pleased with the nexplanon, about 15% will have the implant removed ea ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nexplanon: The Nexplanon implant is usually started during the start of an expected (regular) period. Whenever started, the device should be effective within th ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience in LASIK Surgery
Yes: Yes. This device prevent egg implantation in the uterus and thus prevents pregnancy.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Levy
Dr. Adam Levy answered
36 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
NO: No, it is not on recall nor has it ever been.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
Yes: Mirena (levonorgestrel) is an excellent of contraception.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fox
33 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Sometimes: with any progestin only birth control, ovulation will be suppressed in some but not all. That also includes birth control pills where for many types ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
48 years experience in Fertility Medicine
Best birth control: The answer depends upon the side effects that you may have, and the method of administration. I suggest choosing one, and if you are unhappy with it ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Alka-seltzer is not known to interfere with Nexplanon. Best wishes!
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A member asked:
Dr. James Mirabile
32 years experience in Gynecology
Implanon: This can be a normal variant if you just received your Implanon but you need to speak to your physician for further evaluation.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lisa Oldson
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Definitely!: I'm a fan of the long acting reversible contraceptives such as the Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud. There's still some lingering misconceptions about the ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Depo provera (medroxyprogesterone): The shot is more convientient and works for three months at a time. It appears to be more effective than the tablets.
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on when: Oral Provera (medroxyprogesterone) when taken at the onset of a menstrual cycle in large doses can arrest ovulation as well as any bleeding until it i ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience in Pediatrics
Yes , but...: Adderal will decrease your appetite but rather than letting it do so, it is important right now that you make it a point to be well nourished. Try to ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mirena (levonorgestrel): is a HORMONE releasing device which uses the hormone in addition to providing a "mechanical" effect If you do not have side effects from it its comple ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wendy Askew
23 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: 20% of patients who get the Nexplanon will stop having their menstrual periods.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nexplanon: Nexplanon is a progesterone only contraceptive. Abnormal bleeding, whether it is bleeding everyday or no bleeding at all, is the major side effect. Fa ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Denise Elser
Specializes in Gynecology
For what? : Provera (medroxyprogesterone) is effective at helping to bring on a period, to decrease heavy periods, to treat ehdometrial hyperplasia.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Impla3yrs/norpla/5rs: Implanon can not be left in for more than 3years and Norplant (levonorgestrel) can be left in for 5 years.Both are reversible and can be removed at an ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
What do you mean: Do you mean, can the rod break and still function? I've never heard of a rod breaking in the skin. If that were to happen, I would return to the doc ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carl Connors
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Levora (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel): Yes evora is a birth control pill. I do not understand your question.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monique Ruberu
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Mirena (levonorgestrel) works by thickening the cervical mucous , harming the sperm that enter the vicinity and making the area and making the lining ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
What symptoms?: Impala on is generally effective as soon as it is inserted and with a negative pregnancy it is highly unlikely that you are pregnant. Depending on the ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Abreu
32 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mirena (levonorgestrel): Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud doesnot cause damage. It works by irritating the endometrial linning to avoid implantation andalso atrophy from the meds ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Unlikely: Nexplanon is over 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. If you are really worried however, adding a second method, such as a condom can reduce the ri ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Grapefruit juice: It is possible that grapefruit juice can effect the effectiveness of the hormones from the implant. I would avoid drinking it, as it decreases it effe ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
39 years experience in Gynecology
Yes, slightly better: While both Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) and Implanon ( now Nexplanon) have failure rates of less than 1%, Implanon is a bit more effective.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: If the shots are taken at the appropriate times, yes.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nexplanon: Nexplanon can cause irregular bleeding and spotting. This is a normal side effect of this birth control method. If this is a change from your usual p ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Adipex will not affect the effectiveness of nexplanon. Irregular bleeding on Nexplanon occurs in about 10% of users. It is annoying but not harmful an ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Murray Grossan
72 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Nexplanon: Since this is progesterone, you need to speak to doctors with experience using this to understand your symptoms. Sinus doctors don't have much experie ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Tissue reaction: The area has just begun to heal. You can expect this to improve over time
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christina Adberg
25 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No effect: The implant has the same precautions as the pills. So you should be fine.
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Lawson
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Certainly hormonal birth control may be less effective in morbidly obese women, but some mild weight gain shouldn't be an issue unless you are already ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Pamela Svendsen
25 years experience in Family Medicine
See your doctor: Pregnancy tests are very sensitive, so you should be reassured that your test is negative. However, your symptoms may be due to another medical probl ... Read More

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