Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

Etonogestrel Overview

Etonogestrel is a medication which is used as a means of birth control for women.[2][3][10][11] It is available as an implant placed under the skin of the upper arm under the brand names Nexplanon and Implanon, and in combination with ethinylestradiol, an estrogen, as a vaginal ring under the brand names NuvaRing and Circlet.[12] Etonogestrel is effective as a means of birth control within 8hours of insertion&...

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Nexplanon and miscarriage

Can I safely have a D & C procedure while Nexplanon is in my arm? ## Hi SweetT, Even though Nexplanon (etonogestrel) is just a contraceptive implant, safety precautions are still something you'd really need to speak with your surgeon about directly, well before the date of your procedure. Most surgeons I'm aware of actually have their own individual set of special instructions/guidelines to follow prior to and post operation. This should include what you can or cannot take while s/he's performing their operation. However, with a Dilation and curettage (D&C) procedure it doesn't seem like the implant in your arm would necessarily get in the way (physically), since they would essentially be examining/removing tissue from inside your uterus. None-the-less I do want ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Implant: 68mg, 68mg/implant
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Etonogestrel: (2 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 0052-0274 Nexplanon 68 mg/1 Subcutaneous Implant by Organon USA Inc.
  • 0052-4330 Nexplanon 68 mg/1 Subcutaneous Implant by Organon USA Inc.

Other drugs which contain Etonogestrel or a similar ingredient: (4 results)