TITLE

Review: Mifepristone is more effective for emergency contraception than levonorgestrel

AUTHOR(S)
Andrews, Jeff
PUB. DATE
October 2008
SOURCE
ACP Journal Club;10/21/2008, Vol. 149 Issue 4, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that according to a new study, the drug mifepristone is more effective for emergency contraception than levonorgestrel. Mifepristone was found to have less side-effects than levonorgestrel but it may cause more delay in menses. Side effects and delayed menses increased with an increase in the dose of the drug.
ACCESSION #
35395827

 

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