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What is the implantable contraceptive? Is implanon an implantable contraceptive?

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Dr. Padmavati Garvey
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Long acting

It is a small, thin tube-like device that is implanted under the skin.
It is very simple to do so. It provides excellent contraception for three years. It has no estrogen so there is no risk of blood clot, stroke, etc. It is associated with a fair amount of breakthrough bleeding.

In brief: Long acting

It is a small, thin tube-like device that is implanted under the skin.
It is very simple to do so. It provides excellent contraception for three years. It has no estrogen so there is no risk of blood clot, stroke, etc. It is associated with a fair amount of breakthrough bleeding.
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