i have the implanon bar its due out in dec 10 & in the last few months i get my periods for a month or so at a tym is this a normal side effect??

Implanon is a type of

Implanon is a type of long-term birth control that is inserted under the skin by a doctor. Implanon contains a synthetic progestin hormone called etonogestrel, and it is effective for up to three years. Implanon must be surgically removed after the 3 year period.

The most common side effect of Implanon is a change in menstrual cycles. Women using Implanon can expect their menstrual period to be irregular and unpredictable throughout the time Implanon is in place. This may mean more bleeding, less bleeding, or no bleeding at all.

So, what you are experiencing is "normal" with Implanon. That being said, you should check with your doctor about the potential health problems of having an unusually long period.

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With the implanon, does it

With the implanon, does it become less effective towards the end of the three years or is it as effective for the entire three years?

When you say that the

When you say that the implanon could be less effective for overweight women, how less effective in terms of percentage?


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