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Etonogestrel (Implanon)

Also known as Implanon

Etonogestrel is a steroidal progestin used in hormonal contraceptives, most notably the subdermal implant Nexplanon and the vaginal ring NuvaRing.

Source: Wikipedia

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed etonogestrel to treat blastomycosis, rabies, west nile virus, and pick disease.

What drug interactions are known?

Do not take etonogestrel if you are taking any of the following:

Critical Interactions


Significant Interactions

What side effects are related?

Patients taking etonogestrel most commonly experience side effects like vaginitis, headache, and pain or soreness of breast.

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