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Implanon Drug Description
IMPLANON™
(etonogestrel) Implant 68 mg
For Subdermal Use Only
Women should be informed that this product does not protect against infection
from HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of etonogestrel implant (Implanon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

warmth, redness, swelling, or oozing where the implant was inserted;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
severe pain or cramping in your pelvic area (may be only on one side);
sudden...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Implanon »




IMPLANON™ (etonogestrel implant) is an off-white, non-biodegradable, etonogestrel-containing
single sterile rod implant for subdermal use. The implant is 4 cm in length
with a diameter of 2 mm (see Figure 1). Each IMPLANON™ rod consists of
an ethylene vinylacetate (EVA) copolymer core, containing 68 mg of the synthetic
progestin etonogestrel (ENG), surrounded by an EVA copolymer skin. The release
rate is 60-70 µg/day in week 5-6 and decreases to approximately 35-45 µg/day
at the end of the first year, to approximately 30-40 µg/day at the end of the
second year, and then to approximately 25-30 µg/day at the end of the third
year. IMPLANON™ is a progestin-only contraceptive and does not contain estrogen.
IMPLANON™ does not contain latex and is not radio-opaque.
Figure 1: (Not to scale)







ENG [13-Ethyl-17-hydroxy-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one],
structurally derived from 19-nortestosterone, is the synthetic biologically
active metabolite of the synthetic progestin desogestrel. It has a molecular
weight of 324.46 and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 3/17/2009




Implanon Drug Description
IMPLANON™
(etonogestrel) Implant 68 mg
For Subdermal Use Only
Women should be informed that this product does not protect against infection
from HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of etonogestrel implant (Implanon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

warmth, redness, swelling, or oozing where the implant was inserted;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
severe pain or cramping in your pelvic area (may be only on one side);
sudden...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Implanon »




IMPLANON™ (etonogestrel implant) is an off-white, non-biodegradable, etonogestrel-containing
single sterile rod implant for subdermal use. The implant is 4 cm in length
with a diameter of 2 mm (see Figure 1). Each IMPLANON™ rod consists of
an ethylene vinylacetate (EVA) copolymer core, containing 68 mg of the synthetic
progestin etonogestrel (ENG), surrounded by an EVA copolymer skin. The release
rate is 60-70 µg/day in week 5-6 and decreases to approximately 35-45 µg/day
at the end of the first year, to approximately 30-40 µg/day at the end of the
second year, and then to approximately 25-30 µg/day at the end of the third
year. IMPLANON™ is a progestin-only contraceptive and does not contain estrogen.
IMPLANON™ does not contain latex and is not radio-opaque.
Figure 1: (Not to scale)







ENG [13-Ethyl-17-hydroxy-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one],
structurally derived from 19-nortestosterone, is the synthetic biologically
active metabolite of the synthetic progestin desogestrel. It has a molecular
weight of 324.46 and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 3/17/2009




Implanon Drug Description
IMPLANON™
(etonogestrel) Implant 68 mg
For Subdermal Use Only
Women should be informed that this product does not protect against infection
from HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of etonogestrel implant (Implanon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

warmth, redness, swelling, or oozing where the implant was inserted;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
severe pain or cramping in your pelvic area (may be only on one side);
sudden...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Implanon »




IMPLANON™ (etonogestrel implant) is an off-white, non-biodegradable, etonogestrel-containing
single sterile rod implant for subdermal use. The implant is 4 cm in length
with a diameter of 2 mm (see Figure 1). Each IMPLANON™ rod consists of
an ethylene vinylacetate (EVA) copolymer core, containing 68 mg of the synthetic
progestin etonogestrel (ENG), surrounded by an EVA copolymer skin. The release
rate is 60-70 µg/day in week 5-6 and decreases to approximately 35-45 µg/day
at the end of the first year, to approximately 30-40 µg/day at the end of the
second year, and then to approximately 25-30 µg/day at the end of the third
year. IMPLANON™ is a progestin-only contraceptive and does not contain estrogen.
IMPLANON™ does not contain latex and is not radio-opaque.
Figure 1: (Not to scale)







ENG [13-Ethyl-17-hydroxy-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one],
structurally derived from 19-nortestosterone, is the synthetic biologically
active metabolite of the synthetic progestin desogestrel. It has a molecular
weight of 324.46 and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 3/17/2009




Implanon Drug Description
IMPLANON™
(etonogestrel) Implant 68 mg
For Subdermal Use Only
Women should be informed that this product does not protect against infection
from HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of etonogestrel implant (Implanon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

warmth, redness, swelling, or oozing where the implant was inserted;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
severe pain or cramping in your pelvic area (may be only on one side);
sudden...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Implanon »




IMPLANON™ (etonogestrel implant) is an off-white, non-biodegradable, etonogestrel-containing
single sterile rod implant for subdermal use. The implant is 4 cm in length
with a diameter of 2 mm (see Figure 1). Each IMPLANON™ rod consists of
an ethylene vinylacetate (EVA) copolymer core, containing 68 mg of the synthetic
progestin etonogestrel (ENG), surrounded by an EVA copolymer skin. The release
rate is 60-70 µg/day in week 5-6 and decreases to approximately 35-45 µg/day
at the end of the first year, to approximately 30-40 µg/day at the end of the
second year, and then to approximately 25-30 µg/day at the end of the third
year. IMPLANON™ is a progestin-only contraceptive and does not contain estrogen.
IMPLANON™ does not contain latex and is not radio-opaque.
Figure 1: (Not to scale)







ENG [13-Ethyl-17-hydroxy-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one],
structurally derived from 19-nortestosterone, is the synthetic biologically
active metabolite of the synthetic progestin desogestrel. It has a molecular
weight of 324.46 and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 3/17/2009




Implanon Drug Description
IMPLANON™
(etonogestrel) Implant 68 mg
For Subdermal Use Only
Women should be informed that this product does not protect against infection
from HIV (the virus that causes AIDS) or other sexually transmitted diseases.
DRUG DESCRIPTION



What are the possible side effects of etonogestrel implant (Implanon)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

warmth, redness, swelling, or oozing where the implant was inserted;
sudden numbness or weakness, especially on one side of the body;
severe pain or cramping in your pelvic area (may be only on one side);
sudden...
Read All Potential Side Effects for Implanon »




IMPLANON™ (etonogestrel implant) is an off-white, non-biodegradable, etonogestrel-containing
single sterile rod implant for subdermal use. The implant is 4 cm in length
with a diameter of 2 mm (see Figure 1). Each IMPLANON™ rod consists of
an ethylene vinylacetate (EVA) copolymer core, containing 68 mg of the synthetic
progestin etonogestrel (ENG), surrounded by an EVA copolymer skin. The release
rate is 60-70 µg/day in week 5-6 and decreases to approximately 35-45 µg/day
at the end of the first year, to approximately 30-40 µg/day at the end of the
second year, and then to approximately 25-30 µg/day at the end of the third
year. IMPLANON™ is a progestin-only contraceptive and does not contain estrogen.
IMPLANON™ does not contain latex and is not radio-opaque.
Figure 1: (Not to scale)







ENG [13-Ethyl-17-hydroxy-11-methylene-18,19-dinor-17α-pregn-4-en-20-yn-3-one],
structurally derived from 19-nortestosterone, is the synthetic biologically
active metabolite of the synthetic progestin desogestrel. It has a molecular
weight of 324.46 and the following structural formula:







Last reviewed on RxList: 3/17/2009





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Etonogestrel is a molecule used in hormonal contraceptives, most notably the subdermal implant Implanon and the contraceptive vaginal ring NuvaRing. Etonogestrel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia


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Etonogestrel is excreted mainly in the urine as conjugates. After removal of the implant, concentrations decrease below assay sensitivity by 1 wk. Complete Etonogestrel information from Drugs.com


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