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HORMONAL CONTRACEPTION
Contraceptive methods are used to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STIs).
Contraception allows women/couples to explore plan on childbearing and family planning.
Hormonal contraception is a method with high rate of effectiveness and ease of administration. It is the widely used method of reversible contraception.
It does not protect against STIs/HIV.

Follow Up

  • Evaluate the patient for pregnancy if menses do not occur within 21 days after emergency contraception or by 28 days if an oral contraceptive was started after taking hormonal emergency contraceptive
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