Depot contraceptives

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Nexplanon: rare reports of implant migration

Nexplanon: rare reports of implant migration

Nexplanon (etonogestrel) contraceptive implants have been found rarely in the vasculature and lungs, the manufacturer has advised in a letter to healthcare professionals.

Prescribe levonorgestrel-releasing IUS by brand, GPs advised

Prescribe levonorgestrel-releasing IUS by brand, GPs advised

Levonorgestrel-releasing intrauterine systems (IUS) should be prescribed by brand, according to new advice issued by the MHRA.

First contraceptive authorised for self-injection

First contraceptive authorised for self-injection

Sayana Press (medroxyprogesterone acetate) can now be self-administered by patients where prescribers consider this to be appropriate. Follow-up should be provided in line with local guidelines.

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