Evaluation of efficacy, safety & acceptability of pericoital oral contraception with levonorgestrel
- January 1st, 2012
- Staff Publication
- Raymond, Elizabeth G., Lendvay, A., Taylor, D., Halpern, V., Bahamondes, L., Fine, P., Ginde, S., Raymond, E.
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.
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