Drug Safety Update - Nexplanon (etonogestrel) contraceptive implants: new insertion site to reduce rare risk of neurovascular injury and implant migration

This Alert provides updated guidance for how to correctly insert the implant, including an amended diagram, in order to prevent neurovascular injury and migration of the contraceptive implant from the insertion site and in rare cases into the pulmonary artery.


Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency