What is the efficacy of hormonal implants for contraception?

Updated: Dec 10, 2018
  • Author: Frances E Casey, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Richard Scott Lucidi, MD, FACOG  more...
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The contraceptive efficacy of the method is more effective than surgical sterilization. Overall, pregnancy rates with proper insertion and use remain 0.05% for at least three years.


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