(From The Times of India)
NEW DELHI: The emergency contraceptive pill, Levonorgestrel, can help in preventing an unwanted pregnancy even five days after unprotected sexual exposure.
Professor and head of department of obstetrics and gynaecology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Sunita Mittal, says the pill, available as a pack of two, could be used as a single dose for five days to prevent an unwanted pregnancy.
The emergency contraceptive offers women another method to avoid an unwanted pregnancy even after sexual exposure, says Mittal. None of the currently available contraceptives are 100 per cent effective. In addition, there …