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Does St. John's Wort permanently damage the implanon birth control? Or just at the time of consuming the herb? I took it for 2 weeks.

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Dr. Bryan Kurtz
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: When consuming

St. John's wort effects the metabolism of the hormone in the Implanon/Nexplanon.
When you stop taking it, the metabolism will return to normal fairly quickly. Therefore, the effectiveness should return back to normal.

In brief: When consuming

St. John's wort effects the metabolism of the hormone in the Implanon/Nexplanon.
When you stop taking it, the metabolism will return to normal fairly quickly. Therefore, the effectiveness should return back to normal.
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