What is Essure?

Category: Procedures

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Essure is a non-invasive, hormone-free, permanent method of birth control. The procedure involves implanting silicone inserts into the fallopian tubes to perform a permanent barrier to pregnancy. As of 2019, Bayer stopped distribution of this product.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations Percentage
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Essure

Side effect Patients Percentage
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations Percentage
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations Percentage
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations Percentage
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Essure.