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What is in the nexplanon?

Alternate Brand Names:

Drug Class: Contraceptive Implant – Progestin

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Does not adversely affect lactation

Alternate Brand Names:

Drug Class: Contraceptive Implant – Progestin

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Does not adversely affect lactation

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

Manufacturer: MERCK SHARP & D

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • If available, read the patient package insert
  • Not recommended during pregnancy.
  • Drug is given by a nurse or a doctor.
  • If available, read the patient package insert
  • Not recommended during pregnancy.
  • Drug is given by a nurse or a doctor.
  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • Seek care now if chest pain or short of breath
  • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
  • Not smoking lowers risk for heart attack/stroke.
  • Avoid sun lamps/prolonged direct sun
  • Use sunscreen

What are side effects of Nexplanon?Any warnings while using Nexplanon?Is Nexplanon contraindicated for any condition?How to use Nexplanon?What if you missed a dose of Nexplanon?What if you overdose on Nexplanon?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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    how is NEXPLANON inserted?

    • NEXPLANON is placed discreetly just under the skin of your non-dominant upper arm by a trained healthcare provider.
    • During this minor surgical procedure, the area is numbed, and an applicator guides NEXPLANON into place.
    • Immediately after insertion, you and your healthcare provider will feel for NEXPLANON to ensure that it was inserted correctly.

    Precautions

    • If available, read the patient package insert
    • Not recommended during pregnancy.
    • Drug is given by a nurse or a doctor.
    • If available, read the patient package insert
    • Not recommended during pregnancy.
    • Drug is given by a nurse or a doctor.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • Seek care now if chest pain or short of breath
    • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
    • Not smoking lowers risk for heart attack/stroke.
    • Avoid sun lamps/prolonged direct sun
    • Use sunscreen

    What are side effects of Nexplanon?Any warnings while using Nexplanon?Is Nexplanon contraindicated for any condition?How to use Nexplanon?What if you missed a dose of Nexplanon?What if you overdose on Nexplanon?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?What do you need to know about Nexplanon?

    how is NEXPLANON inserted?

    • NEXPLANON is placed discreetly just under the skin of your non-dominant upper arm by a trained healthcare provider.
    • During this minor surgical procedure, the area is numbed, and an applicator guides NEXPLANON into place.
    • Immediately after insertion, you and your healthcare provider will feel for NEXPLANON to ensure that it was inserted correctly.

    What does insurance cover Nexplanon? NEXPLANON is covered by most health care plans. If covered, NEXPLANON will be covered as either a medical benefit or a pharmacy benefit. Medical benefit: This is the most common form of coverage for NEXPLANON.

    What do medications affect Nexplanon? Common medications checked in combination with Nexplanon (etonogestrel) Adderall (amphetamine / dextroamphetamine) amitriptyline. amoxicillin. biotin. bupropion. Control (phenylpropanolamine)

    What are the side effects of Nexplanon implant? The most common side effects of Nexplanon implant is that it causes changes in normal menstrual bleeding in women, which occurs during the entire period of the implant. For some women, they can have no bleeding during their menes.

    How long does it take Nexplanon to work?

    How long does it take Nexplanon to work? Nexplanon starts working right away if it was placed within 5 days after the start of your period. If you had Nexplanon placed at any other time during your menstrual cycle, use another method of birth control, like condoms, for at least 7 days.

    What is the difference between Nexplanon and Implanon? Nexplanon is a bioequivalent of Implanon. They both have the same side effects. But the difference between the two is that insertion errors (such as placing the implant too deeply) are less likely to happen with Nexplanon because it is equipped with a preloaded applicator which is designed to reduce insertion errors.

    How much is Nexplanon cost? Getting your birth control implant — also called Nexplanon — can cost anywhere between $0 and $1,300.

    Does Nexplanon prevent ovulation? Nexplanon (etonogestrel) is a hormone implant that prevents ovulation (the release of an egg from an ovary).