Nowadays which emergency contraception? Comparison between past and present: latest news in terms of clinical efficacy, side effects and contraindications

@article{Gizzo2012NowadaysWE,
  title={Nowadays which emergency contraception? Comparison between past and present: latest news in terms of clinical efficacy, side effects and contraindications},
  author={S. Gizzo and T. Fanelli and S. Di Gangi and C. Saccardi and T. S. Patrelli and A. Zambon and Anis Omar and D. D'Antona and G. Nardelli},
  journal={Gynecological Endocrinology},
  year={2012},
  volume={28},
  pages={758 - 763}
}
  • S. Gizzo, T. Fanelli, +6 authors G. Nardelli
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Gynecological Endocrinology
  • Despite many highly effective methods of contraception are available nowadays, many pregnancies are unintended. Emergency contraception (EC) is the use of drug or device after unprotected intercourse to prevent an unwanted pregnancy. It is a woman’s last chance to prevent unintended pregnancy. Nevertheless the confusion about mechanisms of action, side effects, clinical efficacy and controindications makes the intervention underused in every setting investigated. So far levonorgestrel (LNG) has… CONTINUE READING

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