How do levonorgestrel-only emergency contraceptive pills prevent pregnancy? Some considerations

@article{Mozzanega2011HowDL,
  title={How do levonorgestrel-only emergency contraceptive pills prevent pregnancy? Some considerations},
  author={B. Mozzanega and E. Cosmi},
  journal={Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2011},
  volume={27},
  pages={439 - 442}
}
  • B. Mozzanega, E. Cosmi
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • Gynecological Endocrinology
  • Controversial opinions exist about the possible mechanisms throughout emergency contraception prevents pregnancy. Recently, the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics and the International Consortium for Emergency Contraception released a Joint Statement declaring that ‘inhibition or delay of ovulation should be their primary and possibly only mechanism of action’. They still added that ‘Review of the evidence suggests that LNG-ECPs cannot prevent implantation’. Concerning… CONTINUE READING
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