postcoital contraceptive


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postcoital contraceptive

a contraceptive that blocks or terminates pregnancy after sexual intercourse. Also called emergency contraceptive.
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Thus, despite their need for postcoital contraceptives, adolescent girls face access problems both from public providers, as an earlier study in Managua found, (28) and from private providers, such as pharmacies.
Ethinyl estradiol and dl-norgestrel as a postcoital contraceptive.
In March, we referred to a British study of the drug RU 486 as a postcoital contraceptive.