Interviewers administered a semi structured questionnaire to 93 pharmacy employees to determine their knowledge of and attitudes toward emergency contraceptive
Department of Health and Human Services regarding implementation of the ACA contraceptive coverage guarantee, in which the USCCB asserts that specific federal and state abortion restrictions concerning insurance coverage of abortion should apply to the emergency contraceptive
Findings from studies of emergency contraceptive
pill users in Jamaica, Kenya and Ghana suggested repeat use of the method, (8-10) though none offered a definition of the phenomenon, and they assessed frequency of use over different time frames.
London, Jan 25 ( ANI ): New findings suggest that "morning after pill" emergency contraceptives
may be less effective for overweight and obese women.
Health department officials claimed the program, called Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health (CATCH), is designed to battle the teen pregnancy epidemic in the city, where so far hundreds of students have been given the emergency contraceptive
The Product: Available over the counter, emergency contraceptive
pills such as the i- pill or UNWANTED- 72 are useful after an episode of unprotected sex.
Ulipristal acetate, an emergency contraceptive
that is effective for up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse, has been approved by the FDA.
In the past decade the Council has been instrumental in bringing emergency contraceptive
pills into the mainstream in many countries of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, including Bangladesh, Mexico, and most recently in Kenya.
Women who obtain emergency contraceptive
pills in advance of need are no less likely than those who get them on an as needed basis to become pregnant after having unprotected sex, according to a 2009 review of randomized controlled studies comparing the two approaches to access.
In other action, Plan B, the emergency contraceptive
pill, will be available over the counter to 17-year-old women, changing previous U.
If regular contraception fails, women need to know that emergency contraceptive
options are available.
The study, which involved about 150 women in France who used emergency contraceptive
pills between 2000 and 2004, found that six months after using the pills, 62 percent of the women used "a highly effective" method of contraception.
Article 1 prohibits the promotion, use, sale and purchase of emergency contraception and any policy or program related to the emergency contraceptive
pill, as well as the distribution, paid or free of charge, and commercialization of emergency contraceptive
drugs through pharmacies, drugstores or by any other means.
The research was carried out by Bayer Schering Pharma, which makes the emergency contraceptive
pill Levonelle One Step.
The emergency contraceptive
Plan B was approved by the U.