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a large dose of estrogen taken orally within 24 to 72 hours after intercourse

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Paul Mayberry, managing director of Mayberry Pharmacy, said: "The sooner women take emergency hormonal contraception, the more effective it is.
Dudley EHC" returns a list of places for free emergency hormonal contraception such as pharmacies, local clinics and drop-in centres, and "Dudley Pregnant" for the DRYC telephone number, which will provide help and advice for women and their partners who think they may be pregnant.
A national study examining the effect of making emergency hormonal contraception available without prescription.
Free emergency hormonal contraception, known as the morning after pill, will be available from some community pharmacies in Newcastle and North Tyneside.
In a report, chief housing and public protection officer Andy Lewis said: "The safe sex component will include the provision of condoms and emergency hormonal contraception where appropriate and within existing guidelines and protocols.
Front-line health care workers in the area say 960 girls under the age of 19 have been given free emergency hormonal contraception on the NHS over the last 12 months.
Clinicians may prescribe 10 mg metoclopramide along with combined estrogen/progestin emergency hormonal contraception.
The Provision of Emergency Hormonal Contraception, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Press, London, 1995, pp.
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They also help patients to stop smoking, and can provide emergency hormonal contraception, such as the morning after pill, as well as advice and signposting on sexual health issues, such as chlamydia testing.
Pharmacies also offer pregnancy testing and over 16s can obtain emergency hormonal contraception - known as the morning after pill - free of charge.
Kathy Maher, a Co Meath-based pharmacist and member of the IPU's executive committee added: "Women in Ireland will now have prompt access to Emergency Hormonal Contraception.
Janice Perkins, superintendent pharmacist at The Co-operative Pharmacy, said the provision of Emergency Hormonal Contraception (EHC) is governed by very strict protocols and procedures and as a result each girl is assessed on an individual basis.
Free emergency hormonal contraception, sometimes known as the morning after pill, is now available from some community pharmacies in North Tyneside.
Making emergency hormonal contraception available over the counter is not associated with an increase in its use, according to surveys conducted in Great Britain before and after nonprescription sale of this drug was legalized.
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