The contraceptive implant (LARC) is a small flexible tube that’s inserted under the skin of your upper arm. It releases the hormone progestogen to prevent pregnancy. It is also known as “LARC”, or long-acting reversible contraception.
- What is the contraceptive implant? @ BBC Health
Excerpt: The implant is a small, flexible tube about the size of a hairgrip. It’s inserted under the skin in the inner upper arm. It slowly releases the hormone progestogen and works for three years. It’s a long-acting reversible method of contraception.
- Contraceptive implant @ Wikipedia
Excerpt: A contraceptive implant is a birth control device inserted under the skin by a doctor. The implant is among the most effective birth control methods. After it is inserted it prevents pregnancy by releasing hormones that prevent ovaries from releasing eggs and by thickening cervical mucous. The implant can prevent pregnancy for up to three years.
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