It’s used to avoid pregnancy if you have recently has sexual intercourse without any birth control measures. Usually used in situations like
There are two options for emergency contraception
Intrauterine Copper Device (IUD)
The IUD needs to be put by a doctor within 5 days of unprotected intercourse and will work as emergency contraception and provide ongoing contraception after insertion.
There are three types of pill that can work as emergency contraception
You should get your period within a week of when you expect your cycle. You may get your cycles earlier or there may be some spotting between two cycles.
If you don’t get a period within 3 to 4 weeks of taking emergency contraception you need to visit the doctor to check for pregnancy as the methods have not worked for you.
If you keep bleeding or have pain in your abdomen In case there is vomiting after the consumption of the pill, your doctor will help you to know if a repeat dose is required.