Contraceptive injection

Contraceptive injections release the hormone progestogen into your bloodstream to prevent pregnancy. 

Depending on the type used, the injections last for eight or 13 weeks and are given in the buttock. This form of contraception is 99% effective, if used correctly.

Call 0333 300 2100 for more information about sexual health and contraception in Merton, Richmond and Wandsworth.

Read more about contraceptive injections via the NHS Choices website