Clinical Practice Alert: Emergency Contraception

An overview of and frequently asked questions about emergency contraception (EC). EC represents a “last chance” to prevent unintended pregnancy. Categories of EC are emergency contraceptive pills (ECPs), including ulipristal acetate (UPA) and levonorgestrel (LNG) and the copper intrauterine device (IUD).

Holding an IUD birth control device in hand

Holding an IUD birth control copper coil device in hand, used for contraception –