Friday, 29 Jan, 2010 Health & Fitness
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New Emergency Contraception Pill Works Up to 5 Days

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A new morning-after pill, called EllaOne, is effective up to 5 days after unprotected sex.

The study, conducted by International researchers, showed that the pill is effective at preventing pregnancies in more than 80 percent of cases when taken within 72 hours and had 50 percent success rate, when administered up to five days.

The new emergency contraception drug contains ulipristal, which suppresses ovulation and prevents implantation of the egg.

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