Emergency Contraception Topic Guide

Emergency Contraception Emergency Contraception: Emergency contraception (birth control after intercourse) is the use of a drug or device to prevent pregnancy after unprotected intercourse. Emergency contraceptive measures can be taken within the first 72 hours after unprotected intercourse.

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Mifeprex blocks the actions of a hormone needed to maintain a pregnancy...learn more »

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Levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive is used to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex or failure of other forms of birth control (such as condom breakage...learn more »