oa Professional Nursing Today - Subdermal implants : a recent addition to the choice of South African contraceptives

Volume 19, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Implanon® NXT is a subdermal hormonal contraceptive implant licensed for use in South Africa. It is a long-acting contraceptive, effective for three years, with more than 99% efficacy in a population of users. It has a rapid onset of effectiveness and is quickly reversible. It offers safe and convenient contraception with higher use effectiveness than most other reversible contraceptive methods. Implanon® NXT is useful in women who require long-term contraceptive effectiveness without the finality of sterilisation. Age restrictions are not applicable. It can be used by women from menarche to menopause.

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