Not the morning after remedy

Not the morning after remedy Overuse of emergency contraceptives can kill

A 21-year-old came to the Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi, bleeding profusely. She had had an emergency contraceptive pill within three days of unprotected intercourse. She thought the bleeding was a side effect of the pill. But she was informed she was pregnant and the foetus had implanted in her fallopian tube. The doctor prepared for an abortion.

Emergency contraceptives have a synthetic hormone called Levonor-gestrel

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