Contraceptive Injection

  • Very effective
  • Lasts for 12 weeks (3 months)
  • Periods may stop, be irregular or last longer.
  • Periods and fertility may take time to return after stopping the injection
  • Some women gain weight
  • The injection cannot be removed from the body so any side effects may continue for as long as it works and for some time afterwards
  • Less than 4 women in 1000 will get pregnant over two years


For more detailed information, please visit:  Contraceptive Injection (FPA)

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