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Is Implanon The Same Thing As Norplant
Type of Progestin: Both rely on a different synthetic progestin. Implanon is one rod that lasts 3 years and Norplant was 6 rods that lasted 5 years. Both need surgical implantation and need to be surgically removed when they expire. Both can unbalance hormones and cause problems with weight gain etc due to that effect. ...Read more
Impla3yrs/norpla/5rs: Implanon can not be left in for more than 3years and Norplant 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 is not available in us since july2002 Implanon is the only implanted contraceptive available in us at this time. ...Read more
Different hormones: Implanon & Norplant are both a Progesterone type of birth control which are long acting and easily reversed. The Norplant is 6 capsules inserted beneath the skin & good for 5 years. Implanon is one capsule good for 3 years. They're both extremely effective- & Implanon is considered the most effective form of birth control. Norplant is no longer available in the us. Side effects same for both. ...Read more
Sore stomach and nausea first thing the in the morning and just before bed. On implanon. What could it be?
See below: Tubal pregnancy is one of the known adverse effect of the implant. Nausea has also been described up to 10% (reported in some studies). Gall bladder disease has also been reported (leading to GI distress including nausea) If your pregnancy test is negative (repeated after two weeks also) and ultrasound show no tubal pregnancy then see your physician for management of your issue ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Why?: Why would you be utilizing both the IMPLANON and Marviol. The IMPLANON contains etonogestrel(progestin) and Marviol contains desogestrel(progestin) and ethinylestradiol(estrogen). It isn't necessary likely to cause the IMPLANON to not work but you will likley have very significant effects of too much pregestin like mood issues and fluid retention. Please review with your doctor taking both meds ...Read more
Implanon removed dec 8 while on Yaz for under 3 months same time, due to failed attempt at removal. Am i still protected now that I am sticking to yaz?
So I'm getting Skyla placed tomorrow. I had implanon and had weight gain and an unending cycle. What are the chances of the same side effects?
Low: You may have bleeding at first with the Skyla while the receptors are being primed but this is most often in the first month. The incidence drops monthly. There is an average 10 pound weight gain each year with DepoProvera but studies have shown no weight change with the IUDs or implants. There is less hormone exposure with Skyla so less risk. Hope this helps. ...Read more
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