Drug information provided by: Merative, Micromedex®
Etonogestrel implant is used in women to prevent pregnancy. It works by stopping a woman's egg from fully developing each month. The egg can no longer accept a sperm and fertilization (pregnancy) is prevented.
This medicine will not prevent HIV infection or other sexually transmitted diseases. It will not help as emergency contraception, such as after unprotected sexual contact.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
Portions of this document last updated: Nov. 01, 2023
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