Emergency contraception.

  title={Emergency contraception.},
  author={Parameswaran Grace Luther Lalitkumar and Cecilia Berger and Kristina Gemzell-Danielsson},
  journal={Best practice & research. Clinical endocrinology & metabolism},
  volume={27 1},
This review will focus on the available methods for emergency contraception (EC), efficacy, side effects and mechanisms of action. Copper intrauterine device (IUD) has been shown to be the most effective method for EC which can be continually used for regular contraception. However, this possibility is seldom used and may be little known. Among the hormonal EC methods 1.5 mg levonorgestrel is the most widely used EC pill while the more recently developed Ulipristal acetate (UPA) has been shown… CONTINUE READING

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