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Cautions regarding use of etonogestrel contraceptive implant

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Cautions including any relevant action to be taken

Discuss with appropriate medical/independent non-medical prescriber any medical condition or medication of which the healthcare professional is unsure or uncertain


  1. Patient Group Direction (PGD) (NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service). Insertion of etonogestrel (e.g. Nexplanon®) 68mg subdermal implant for contraception . (Accessed 17th March 2021)

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