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Could I return to work after implanon fitting?

Could I return to work after implanon fitting?

Ask your physician: Should be ok but depends on type of work and whether there was anything unusual during the procedure. Ask your physician. ...Read more

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Implanon (Definition)

Implanon is birth control method manufactured by merck pharmaceuticals. It is a single rod implant that is inserted under the skin in the forearm. It is a Progesterone containing long acting contraceptive with a duration of ...Read more


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How does implanon work?

How does implanon work?

Implanon works by: An implantable form of birth control, Implanon provided very effective (99.95%) birth control for at least 3 years. It is usually implanted under the skin in the upper arm. Implanon contains the hormone, etonogestrel (progestin) , which is slowly absorbed into the body over a 3 year period. Etonogestrel causes a woman's body not to release eggs from the ovary, thus there is no egg to fertilize. ...Read more

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Does the implanon work? Any side affects?

Does the implanon work? Any side affects?

Yes : Implanon now called Nexplanon is one of the most effective methods around. It is considered to be about 98% effective. Irregular bleeding is common which can be frustrating but is not harmful. ...Read more

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How long does the implanon work after removal?

How long does the implanon work after removal?

It doesn't: Once the Implanon is removed, hormone cycling can return to normal. The time this takes varies, but do not assume you are protected after removal of the implanon. ...Read more

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Normally, how long would the implanon work after being removed?

Normally, how long would the implanon work after being removed?

Not long at all: It may take some time for normal ovulatory cycles to begin after the Nexplanon is removed, it is hard to predict, but - someone may begin to ovulate within 2 -4 weeks after having it removed - so be ready with a back-up method if you don't want to conceive. ...Read more

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Implanon removed 11/13. Cycle returned 11/29 light pink for 1/2 day turn brown for 1 1/2 day. Day 3 no cycle at all. What is going on?

Give it time : After Implanon removal it may take a little while for your cycles to return to normal. This is normal. Just give it some time and it usually works itself out. ...Read more

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My implanon expired July 29th haven't had the chance to get it replaced, so should I be worried that it doesn't work or the chances of me getting preg?

My implanon expired July 29th haven't had the chance to get it replaced, so should I be worried that it doesn't work or the chances of me getting preg?

Decreased effectiven: The implanon does not just stop being effective at the end of 3 years. It provides greater than 99% coverage until 3 years. Its effects taper after that. Some women have coverage that lasts well into the 4th year, but its effects are tapering and you should not rely on it. ...Read more