A 33-year-old member asked:
Implanon etogestrel & norplant (levonorgestrel) levorgestrel what are the difference?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Family Medicine 58 years experience
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 any time
doctors may consider earlier replacement of implant in heavier women.
Norplant (levonorgestrel) is not available in us since july2002
Implanon is the only implanted contraceptive available in us at this time.
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
What is the difference between implanon and norplant (levonorgestrel)?
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Anti-Aging Medicine 36 years experience
5.7k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 30, 2014
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