Ulipristal versus levonorgestrel for emergency contraception a review of comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines

In 2014, Health Canada issued a warning that levonorgestrel might not be as effective for individuals weighing more than 165 pounds. The role of the factors modifying the effectiveness of emergency contraception are important. This review aims to compare the effectiveness of levonorgestrel and ulipr...

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Main Authors: Chao, Yi-Sheng, Frey, Nina (Author)
Corporate Author: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Ottawa (ON) Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health November 29, 2018, 2018
Series:CADTH rapid response report: summary with critical appraisal
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Collection: National Center for Biotechnology Information - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:In 2014, Health Canada issued a warning that levonorgestrel might not be as effective for individuals weighing more than 165 pounds. The role of the factors modifying the effectiveness of emergency contraception are important. This review aims to compare the effectiveness of levonorgestrel and ulipristal for emergency contraception based on the latest evidence
Physical Description:1 PDF file (20 pages) illustrations