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Label Changes for:

Implanon (etonogestrel implant) 68 mg

February 2009

Changes have been made to the WARNINGS sections of the safety label.

Detailed View: Safety Labeling Changes Approved By FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research (CDER) -- February 2009


The detailed view includes drug products with safety labeling changes to the BOXED WARNING, CONTRAINDICATIONS, WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, ADVERSE REACTIONS, or PATIENT PACKAGE INSERT/MEDICATION GUIDE sections. Deletions or editorial revisions made to these sections are not included in this summary.

Summary View


Sections Modified

Summary of Changes to Contraindications and Warnings


  • Complications of Insertion and Removal


  • Complications of Insertion and Removal
    • IMPLANON should be inserted subdermally so that it is palpable after insertion....