Implanon NXT prevents pregnancy in two ways: • It prevents the release of an egg cell from the ovaries ( ovulation) • It causes changes to cervical mucus that makes it difficult for sperm to enter the womb. It is a highly effective long- acting reversible contraceptive method which is suitable for most women across the reproductive lifespan. How does Implanon NXT work?Etonogestrel birth control implant sold under the brand names Nexplanon among others is a device made up of a single rod containing etonogestrel which is used for birth control. Study comparing Implanon Implanon NXT, the clinical data contraceptive efficacy observed. Etonogestrel is the biologically active metabolite of desogestrel, a progestagen widely used in oral contraceptives ( OCs). Implanon NXT is placed directly under the skin of the non- dominant upper arm. Implanon NXT is a contraceptive implant preloaded in a disposable applicator. Pharmacotherapeutic group: The Implanon NXT implant is a non- biodegradable preloaded in a sterile, radiopaque, etonogestrel ( ENG) containing implant for subdermal use disposable applicator.
The Implanon NXT implant is a non- biodegradable preloaded in a sterile, radiopaque, etonogestrel ( ENG) containing implant for subdermal use disposable applicator. Implanon- NXT is a medicine available in a number of countries worldwide. The device is placed under the skin and lasts at least 3 years. Etonogestrel is a synthetic female hormone resembling.
It is one of the most effective forms of birth control with a one- year failure rate around 0. The implant contains 68 mg of the active substance etonogestrel.