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By ULY CLINIC

Post-coital contraception (“morning-after pill”)

 

The method is applicable mostly after rape and unprotected sexual intercourse where pregnancy is not desired. Within 3 days (72 hours) of unprotected sexual intercourse, give:

  • Combined oral Contraceptive ethinyloestradiol 100 µg and levonorgestrel 500 µg (2 high dose COC tablets) 146 Standard Treatment Guidelines

OR

  • Ethinyloetradiol 30–35 µg and levonorgestrel 150–250 µg –3 tablets (3 low dose COC tablets).

  • Repeat this dose after twelve hours

  • Advice to return to physician if menstruation does not occur within 3 weeks; give advice on contraceptive use

Updated on, 4.11.2020

References

1. STG

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