Monday, 2 November 2015

Misuse Of Emergency Contraceptive Pills And Its Side Effects

Question

How common is the misuse of emergency contraceptive pills?

Answer

It is commonly seen in the gynecology clinical practice that many unmarried women as well as married ones too will take emergency contraceptive pills repeatedly, without doctor’s prescription after having had unprotected intercourse.
The fact that these pills are available over the counter, facilitates this .

IMPORTANT INFORMATION
The emergency contraceptive pill contains very high dose of hormones. This may delay the next menses or may make it iretcregular

ADVISE

If a lady is in stable relationship, she is advised to adopt regular methods of contraception like once a day regular oral contraceptive pill, condoms etc.

By
Dr. Himani Gupta
Gynecologist
Ph: 7506027299
 
Email - mygynaecworld@gmail.com
Web- www.mygynaecworld.com
Mother n Care Clinic.
Shri Row House.
F 44/30. Sector -12.
Near Shivaji Chowk.
Near Sanjeevan Hospital
Kharghar, Navi Mumbai (Near Panvel- Kamothe/ Kalamboli/Taloja/Road Paali/CBD)

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