Emergency contraceptive pills

Emergency contraceptive pills; ECPs

Medication containing synthetic hormones for preventing pregnancy after unprotected vaginal intercourse.
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Redesigned Contraceptive Packaging: The packaging for Condoms, Oral Contraceptive Pills (OCPs) and Emergency Contraceptive Pills (ECPs) has now been improved and redesigned.
Other reasons include increasing emergence of third gender population, such as men-having-sex with-men (MSM) and transgender, societal stigma and discrimination, porous border with Indian state of Assam and West Bengal and increased availability of emergency contraceptive pills, undermining the use of condoms.
Awareness of emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) associated with an intention to use other contraceptive methods has rarely been investigated.
The effectiveness of Emergency contraceptive pills.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) issued new guidance over emergency contraceptive pills containing levonorgestrel after they were found to not be as effective in some women.
Guidelines for Administration of Emergency Contraceptive Pills by Health Care Providers.
The emergency contraceptive pills are effective only if used within 72-120 h.
Wider variations were seen for injections, implants, intrauterine devices, emergency contraceptive pills, and sterilization.
Emergency contraceptives available in the United States include emergency contraceptive pills and the Copper T intrauterine device (IUD).
After the introduction of OTC emergency contraceptive pills in 2001, growth was initially rapid, as women chose the option of convenience, and purchased in a pharmacy.
There are also and emergency contraceptive pills, which are not intended to be used regularly as a contraceptive.
The program, which started last year and now has been instituted at 13 high schools, allows school nurses to give students emergency contraceptive pills, designed to prevent pregnancy following unprotected sex or a contraceptive failure if taken within 72 hours," reported Reuters on September 24.

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