Important Safety Information
Who should not use Essure

Essure is contraindicated in patients who are uncertain about ending fertility, can have only one insert placed (including contralateral proximal tubal occlusion or suspected unicornuate uterus), have previously undergone a tubal ligation, are pregnant or suspect pregnancy, delivered or terminated a pregnancy less than 6 weeks prior to the Essure procedure, have an active or recent upper or lower pelvic infection, or have a known allergy to contrast media. Continue reading below

With 99.83% efficacy*, Essure is the only FDA-approved permanent birth control with a procedure that can be performed in an office setting without general anesthesia.

*Based on 5-year clinical study data.

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With 99.83% efficacy*,
Essure is the only FDA-approved permanent birth control with a procedure that can be performed in an office setting without general anesthesia.

*Based on 5-year clinical study data.

Watch the Essure Procedure Video Now.

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INDICATION

Essure is indicated for women who desire permanent birth control (female sterilization) by bilateral occlusion of the fallopian tubes.

Important Safety Information

Prescription Only

Caution: Federal law restricts this device to sale by or on the order of a physician. Device to be used only by physicians who are knowledgeable hysteroscopists; have read and understood the Instructions for Use and Physician Training manual; and have successfully completed the Essure training program, including preceptoring in placement until competency is established, typically 5 cases.

Who should not use Essure

Pregnancy Considerations

Procedural Considerations

Nickel Allergy

Patients who are allergic to nickel may have an allergic reaction to this device, especially those with a history of metal allergies. In addition, some patients may develop an allergy to nickel if this device is implanted. Typical allergy symptoms reported for this device include rash, pruritus, and hives.

MRI Information

The Essure insert was determined to be MR-conditional according to the terminology specified in the American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) International, Designation: F2503-05.

Clinical Trial Experience

This product does not protect against HIV infection or other sexually transmitted diseases.

Report any adverse events or product technical complaints involving the Essure® product immediately by calling 877-ESSURE2 (877‑377-8732).

You are encouraged to report negative side effects or quality complaints of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit www.fda.gov/medwatch or call 1-800-FDA-1088.