Essential Knowledge About Hormonal Implants
Hormonal implants are safe, highly effective, and quickly reversible long-acting progestin-only contraceptives that require little attention after insertion. Clients are satisfied with them because they are convenient to use, long-lasting, and highly effective. This review conducted by the Implants Toolkit Working Group presents the latest biomedical, social science, and programmatic knowledge about hormonal implants as of January 2010. The information pertains to all types of implants currently available (Jadelle®, Implanon®, and Sino-implant (II)®), unless otherwise specified.