Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Jadelle

Descriptions


Levonorgestrel implant is used to prevent pregnancy for up to 5 years. 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 is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a trained healthcare professional.