Subdermal insertion of implant. 1 administration is effective for 3 yr. No preceding hormonal contraceptive use in the past mth
Insert on day 1-5 of the menstrual cycle. If beyond recommended period, use barrier method until 7 days after insertion. If intercourse has already occurred, pregnancy should be excluded. Changing from a combined oral contraceptive (COC), vag ring or transdermal patch
Insert preferably on the day after the last active tab of the previous COC, but at the latest on the day following the usual tab-free interval or last placebo tab of the previous COC. Changing from a progestagen-only contraceptive method [eg, progestagen-only pill, injectable, implant or intrauterine system (IUS)]
Injectable contraceptives: Insert when the next inj is due. Progestagen-only pill: Insert w/in 24 hr after the last tab. Implant or IUS: Insert on the day of its removal. Following 1st trimester abortion or miscarriage
Insert implant w/in 5 days after 1st trimester abortion or miscarriage. Following 2nd trimester abortion or miscarriage
Insert on day 21-28 after 2nd trimester abortion or miscarriage. Postpartum
Breastfeeding: Insert after the 4th postpartum wk. Non-breastfeeding: Insert between 21-28 days postpartum. Use a barrier method until 7 days after insertion. When implant is inserted later than 28 days postpartum, use additional barrier method until 7 days after insertion.