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EMCON - Emergency Contraceptive Pill

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  • EMCON is an emergency contraceptive for women. EMCON should be used within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It should not be taken as regular Birth Control pill. This medicine is also known as Post Coital Pill and Morning After Pill. The active substance in this medicine is levonorgestrel.Each EMCON® tablet contains 1.5mg Levonorgestrel. Levonorgestrel belongs to a group of medicines called progestogen. Each pack of EMCON® contains 1 round, white tablets.


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IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT EMCON - EMERGENCY CONTRACEPITIVE PILL?
Emcon 1 should not taken on a regular basis Emcon 1 is not to be used an alternative of regular Birth Control pills ? emergency cases only If you vomit within 3 hours of taking a pill, take another immediately. Common side effects are abdominal pain, fatigue, headache, dizziness, and breast tenderness.
WHAT ARE EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS AND HOW DO THEY WORK?
Emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs) contain a special regimen of the same hormones as regular oral contraceptives (OCs). They are reserved for an emergency that might produce a pregnancy?a broken condom or slipped diaphragm, non-use of contraception. A woman using ECPs takes two doses, twelve hours apart, of particular formulations of regular OCs, normally containing estrogen and a progestin. An alternate regimen of progestin-only pills?as effective as combined OCs but with a lower incidence of side effects?is also available in some countries. With either regimen, the first dose is taken as soon after unprotected sex as possible, but no later than 72 hours afterwards.
WHAT ARE THE ADVANTAGES OF EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS (ECPS) FOR YOUTH?
ECPs form an important safety net by providing a backup method in cases of unprotected sex. For young people who are not prepared for a sexual experience or had involuntary sex, ECPs offer a second chance at contraception
WHAT ARE THE DRAWBACKS OF EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE PILLS (ECPS)?
Like all hormonal contraceptives, ECPs do not protect against STDs, including HIV. Because many young women do not act until they have missed a menstrual period, they may miss the opportunity to use ECPs to prevent pregnancy. Because ECPs are only effective for 72 hours after unprotected sex, it should be made clear to youth that contraception is needed for further acts of intercourse. ECPs do not provide protection for the rest of a woman?s monthly cycle
WHAT IS AN EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTION PILL?
The emergency contraceptive pill (ECP) is a pill that is taken after unprotected sex to prevent pregnancy. The ECP: Stops or delays the release of an egg from your ovaries until the sperm aren`t active in your body any more. Prevents the sperm from fertilising an egg by changing the way the sperm moves in your body.
WHAT IS THE PRICE IN SRI LANKA FOR EMCON - EMERGENCY CONTRACEPTIVE PILL?
Online price at Kapruka is U$ 0.84

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