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Etonogestrel

ATC code: 
G03AC08
Product Category: 
Innovator brand name: 
Implanon®
Strength: 
68
mg
Dosage Form: 
implant
Therapeutic Category: 
Indication: 
Year of introduction: 
1999
WHO EML status: 
No
Supplier products: 
Price Access RH *: 
US $ 8.50
set
Summary of evidence: 

>99% effective for up to 3 years in a trial of 1,100 women

Return to preexisting fertility (>90% of women ovulated within 3 weeks of implant removal)

Not associated with bleeding changes

MSH price trend: 
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* Access RH price as per: 
July, 2014

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