The price of emergency contraception in the United States: what is the cost-effectiveness of ulipristal acetate versus single-dose levonorgestrel?

@article{Bayer2013ThePO,
  title={The price of emergency contraception in the United States: what is the cost-effectiveness of ulipristal acetate versus single-dose levonorgestrel?},
  author={Lisa L Bayer and Alison B. Edelman and Aaron B Caughey and Maria I Rodriguez},
  journal={Contraception},
  year={2013},
  volume={87 3},
  pages={385-90}
}
BACKGROUND Ulipristal acetate (UPA) is a novel form of emergency contraception (EC) that appears to be more effective than the prevailing method, single-dose levonorgestrel (LNG). This study examines the cost-efficacy of UPA compared with LNG. STUDY DESIGN A decision-analytic model was developed to compare the cost-effectiveness of UPA versus LNG in preventing unintended pregnancy when taken within 120 h of unprotected intercourse. Univariate and bivariate sensitivity analyses, as well as… CONTINUE READING