Norplant

Active Ingredient(s): Levonorgestrel
FDA Approved: * December 10, 1990
Pharm Company: * POPULATION COUNCIL
Category: Birth Control / Contraceptive

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Norplant Overview

Levonorgestrel-releasing implant, sold under the brand name Jadelle among others, is a device made up of a two rods of levonorgestrel used for birth control.[1] It is one of the most effective forms of birth control with a one-year failure rate around 0.05%.[1][2] The device is placed under the skin and lasts for up to five years.[3] It may be used by women who have a history of pelvic inflammatory disease and therefore cannot use an intrauterine device.[3] Following removal fertility quickly...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Levonorgestrel
  • Implant: 36mg/implant, 75mg/implant
  • Intrauterine Device: 13.5mg, 19.5mg, 20mcg/24hr, 52mg
  • System: 13.5mg
  • Tablet: 0.75mg, 1.5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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