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Patient case studies

37-year-old Jessica feels that her family is complete and is worried about unintentionally becoming pregnant.*

37-year-old Jessica feels that her family is complete and is worried about unintentionally becoming pregnant.

Read Jessica's story, and other fictional patient case studies, to find out how NEXPLANON® could address some of the common issues that women may have when starting or switching contraceptive methods.

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*Fictional patient

†Fictional patient

NEXPLANON® counselling tips

Are you confident discussing NEXPLANON® with women seeking contraception?

View our tips to support your consultations, including:

  • what questions to ask
  • how to address bleeding concerns
  • how to address bleeding concerns
  • information on common side effects

†NEXPLANON® ‡NEXPLANON® use can result in changes to menstrual bleeding patterns that are unpredictable beforehand.1 In clinical trials 22.2% of IMPLANON (etonogestrel implant) users experienced amenorrhoea, 33.6% experienced infrequent bleeding, 6.7% experienced frequent bleeding and 17.7% experienced prolonged bleeding.2

LARC: long-acting reversible contraceptive

References

  1. NEXPLANON® Summary of Product Characteristics
  2. Mansour D, Korver T et al. The effects of Implanon on menstrual bleeding patterns. Eur J Contracept Reprod Health Care 2008;13 Suppl 1:13-28

GB-XPL-11007 | Date of preparation: July 2021

GB-XPL-115009 | Date of preparation: July 2021