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Good evening doctors and mothers In the house. I'm on Jadelle implant (family planning) for over 5months now I've not been menstru...
Dr. Dara Abiodun

Medical Doctor

Yes, Jadelle implant insertion can cause Irregular menstruation and/or spotting, especially in the first 6-12 months, but there is no need to worry. Jadelle is a contraceptive implant that is used for the prevention of pregnancy. It consists of 2 small rods that are inserted into your arm. JadelleĀ® (levonorgestrel implants are indicated for the prevention of pregnancy and are a long-term (up to 5 years) reversible method of contraception. No need to fear, the rods are so small that most people can not even see them once they are inserted- which means it is your business-your little secret if you want to keep it so. You can have your implants removed anytime you so wish by a healthcare provider but remember that The implant does not prevent against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or HIV/AIDS.