Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Title: Norplant® contraceptive subdermal implants: One year experience in Singapore
Authors: Sing, K.
Viegas, O.A.C.
Ratnam, S.S. 
Issue Date: 1988
Citation: Sing, K., Viegas, O.A.C., Ratnam, S.S. (1988). Norplant® contraceptive subdermal implants: One year experience in Singapore. Contraception 37 (5) : 457-469. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Norplant® contraceptive implants are silastic implants containing levonorgestrel. This study describes our experience with 100 acceptors of Norplant® implants in Singapore. There were no infections at the site after the implants were inserted. No pregnancies occurred during the first year of use. Disruptions of menstrual rhythm was the main complaint. However, the incidence of menstrual irregularities appeared to diminish with time. Implant users have tolerated this early disruption of their menstrual rhythm well and the continuation rate at the end of the year was 96.6 percent. Thus, it appears that Norplant® contraceptive implants offer a highly effective means of contraception which should become well accepted in the near future.
Source Title: Contraception
ISSN: 00107824
Appears in Collections:Staff Publications

Show full item record
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.

Page view(s)

checked on Nov 24, 2022

Google ScholarTM


Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.