Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)

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Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)

We offer a range of Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) options.

This is also available to patients of other practices.

Coil:
We offer insertion of Mirena/Kyleena & Copper Coil at this surgery.

Please read our leaflet for full information. (Coil Insertion Leaflet)

Implanon

Coming for an Implanon:

  • Make a 30 minute appointment between Day 1 and Day 5 of your menstrual cycle.
  • A deposit of 50euro is required when booking your appointment.
  • If unable to make your appointment it is essential to cancel to avoid a charge.
  • Please read consent form prior to visit (Link to Consent Form)
  • Implanon is an excellent contraceptive with < 10% failure rate.

What to expect:

  • A small amount of local anaesthetic is gently injected into the inner side of the upper arm above the elbow to numb the area.
  • The implanon is easily inserted just under the skin – local short term bruising is common after insertion.
  • An irregular bleeding pattern most often light is common in 40% of patients which may settle up to 8 months post insertion.
  • 20% will potentially have no period.
  • The remaining 40% will have a regular cycle.
  • For potential risks and side effects please read the consent form.

The Following Forms may be required:

Counselling Form for IUD

Implanon Consent Form

Coming for a Coil – What to Expect 

 

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Long Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC)
27th Nov 2019
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