Article date: January 2011
In light of recent media coverage regarding the contraceptive implant Implanon, we have highlighted our previous advice to support safer use of this product. This follows reports of problems with the insertion and removal of Implanon. Click here to view the information; further information about Implanon and the transition to a new version (called Nexplanon) is available from the October 2010 issue of Drug Safety Update.
BNF section 18.104.22.168 Parenteral progestogen-only contraceptives
Article citation: Drug Safety Update Jan 2011, vol 4 issue 6: S3.
Published 12 January 2011