SO TO SPEAK...Liverpool Community Health
Contraception
IMPLANT
over 99% effective
How it Works

Small plastic rod containing progestogen inserted into upper arm
Hormone stops ovulation
Advantages

Lasts for 3 years
Once removed, fertility will quickly return to normal
Vomiting, diarrhoea and most antibiotics will NOT affect the implant from working
Disadvantages

Possible irregular bleeding
Small procedure to insert can be uncomfortable and cause bruising
No protection from STIs
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