The contraceptive injection is a type of long acting contraceptive that is given as a liquid injection into the muscle. Most contraceptive injections protect against pregnancy for 13 weeks. Unlike other long acting contraceptives, the contraceptive injection does not require the insertion of solid objects into your body.
Depo-Provera and Sayana Press are contraceptives injection that is available in Malta that last for 13 weeks. They cost around 50 Euro and many gynaecologists administer it in their private clinic. You could administer Sayana Press on yourself at home, after you are shown how to use it.
If you want contact details of gynaecologists who administer or prescribe contraceptive injections, please contact FPAS.