Long-Action Reversible Contraception (LARC)

What is it and how does it work?

Long-acting reversible contraception is contraception that doesn't depend on you remembering to take or use it to be effective. It's highly effective at preventing pregnancy.


99% effective

Who can have it?

Women of child bearing age depending on consultation.


Fertility returns to normal once the method is removed or stopped. 


Can take up to 1 year for fertility to return once you stop using an Injectable Method. 

Risks/Side effects

None identified

Further guidance