Video about Implanon the birth control implant. It is made of small, thin, and flexible plastic that is inserted under the skin of the upper arm. This long term birth control lasts up to three (3) years and helps prevent unwanted pregnancy. There are possible side effects with Implanon, as with any other prescription medication.
This form of contraception does not prevent against STI’s (sexually transmitted Infections), so please use a condom in addition to the birth control implant if this is a concern for you and your partner.