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Nexplanon is a long acting contraceptive also known as “Etonogestrel” The medication comes in the form of a small plastic flexible rod about the size of a matchstick containing 68 mg of Etonogestrel progestin. It can be used to prevent pregnancy for up to 3 years. Nexplanon in placed in the arm by trained doctors using sterile technique to prevent infection.
Yes. Nexplanon uses progestin which is a synthetic hormone that can be used to prevent pregnancy.
Nexplanon inserted in the arm using a specialized needle. Dr Coleman will numb the area before the procedure so you are comfortable and relaxed.
Nexplanon is effective right away if placed within 5 days of your menstrual period. If you appointment falls after this time, We recommend that you use back-up contraception or birth control for 7 days after the procedure or avoid intercourse in that time.