Gynuity Health Projects


A prospective, open-label, single-arm study to evaluate efficacy, safety and acceptability of pericoital oral contraception with levonorgestrel

This abstract summarizes a study to assess the efficacy, safety, and acceptability of oral levonorgestrel used pericoitally by women who have infrequent sex. The rates of pregnancy were higher than expected; further research is needed to assess whether this method of contraception could be recommended for women with low to moderate frequency of intercourse. Contraception. 2012;86(3):313.

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  • Topic: Contraception
  • Type: Staff Publication
  • Author: Lendvay, A., Taylor, D., Halpern, V., Bahamondes, L., Fine, P., Ginde, S., Raymond, E.
  • Published: January 2012