Emergency Contraception

Need to Know About the Morning-After Pill?

Need to Know About the Morning-After Pill?

What is the morning-after pill?

The morning-after pill is a form of emergency contraception, which is also called Plan B One-Step®. Emergency contraception is any type of birth control used after unprotected intercourse or a known or suspected contraceptive failure (e.g. a broken condom) to attempt to prevent pregnancy.

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Is the morning-after pill effective?

One study conducted by Plan B One-Step® found that 84% of expected pregnancies were prevented1. The makers of the drug claim that 7 out of 8 women who would have gotten pregnant, did not2. These figures are based on estimates of when ovulation might have occurred. read more

Need to Know About ella®?

Need to Know About ella®?

What is ella®?

ella® is a form of emergency contraception. This means it is a type of birth control used after unprotected intercourse or suspected contraceptive failure (e.g. a broken condom) to prevent pregnancy. It cannot be purchased over-the-counter and is only available by prescription in the United States. ella® is not intended for routine use as a contraceptive.1 It is only to be used for a single episode of unprotected sex.2 

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