Emergency Contraception Treatment

Safe, Effective Treatment

Levonelle and Levonorgestrel can be taken as emergency contraception up to 72 hours after unprotected sex if you are worried about an unwanted pregnancy. Its easy to use as a single tablet dose. Studies have shown the pregnancy rate to be less than 1.6% after taking it correctly. EllaOne can be used up to 120 hours after unprotected sex, is a single dose tablet and studies have shown the pregnancy rate to be less than 1.3% after taking it.

Emergency Contraception Treatment Options

MedExpress offers two treatments: Levonorgestrel and Ulipristal

Comparing Emergency Contraception Medications

Levonorgestrel 1.5mg Ulipristal 30mg
Active Ingredient Levonorgestrel Ulipristal
Frequency of Application Take 1 tablet as a single dose within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Take 1 tablet as a single dose within 120 hours of unprotected sex.
Duration of Treatment One dose One dose
Prescription Only Medication Yes Yes
Common to very common side effects Gastrointestinal discomfort; headaches; menstrual cycle irregularities; nausea Gastrointestinal discomfort; headaches; menstrual cycle irregularities; nausea