Wednesday, January 5, 2011

Nearly 600 pregnancies despite implant

BBC News:

Nearly 600 women have become pregnant despite using a popular contraceptive implant, a health watchdog has said.

There have also been more than 1,600 reports of adverse reactions to the Implanon device, which is designed to prevent pregnancy for three years.

The NHS has been forced to pay compensation to several women because of the failures, Channel 4 News reported.

The implant maker, MSD, said ... Read more>>

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