Progestin Implant Fact Sheet

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Abstract:

This two-page fact sheet uses a question and answer format, accompanied by an easy to read chart, to educate people about the progestin implant, known by brand names such as Nexplanon. It explains how the progestin implant works, how it is inserted and removed by a medical provider, and getting pregnant after removal. It discusses benefits and side effects, and cost. The document clarifies that the progestin implant does not protect from Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) or HIV, and advises condom use.

Author(s):
Reproductive Health Access Project
Medical Review:
Yes
The English language resource was created or reviewed by a medical professional for quality and accuracy.
Development Method:
Translation from English text
Translation Review:
Community review
This translation was evaluated by a representative or group from the community for accuracy and cultural relevance.
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Keywords:
Condoms, Contraception, Female, HIV/AIDS, Progestins, Sexually transmitted diseases, Women's Health
Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Date Last Reviewed:
6/12/2015
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