The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Ella: A New Emergency Contraceptive
January 10, 2011 (Issue: 1355)The FDA has approved the use of ulipristal acetate (ella – Watson) as an emergency contraceptive that can be taken up to 5 days after unprotected intercourse. It is available only by prescription.
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