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Overdosage may result if more than 1 implant is inserted. In case of suspected overdose, the implant should be removed.
IMPLANON should not be used in women who have
- Known or suspected pregnancy
- Current or past history of thrombosis or thromboembolic disorders
- Liver tumors, benign or malignant, or active liver disease
- Undiagnosed abnormal genital bleeding
- Known or suspected breast cancer, personal history of breast cancer, or other progestin-sensitive cancer, now or in the past
- Allergic reaction to any of the components of IMPLANON [see ADVERSE REACTIONS].
Last reviewed on RxList: 2/28/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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