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ellaOne


Emergency hormonal contraception (EHC), which is taken to prevent pregnancy, no later than 120 hours after unprotected sex.

ellaOne 30mg

 

What is ellaOne?

Ulipristal acetate (trade name ellaOne) is a prescription only medication that was launched in the UK and licensed for use throughout all of Europe. It consists of one tablet with a primary mechanism of inhibiting or delaying ovulation, to help prevent pregnancy.

Effectiveness?

Recent studies have shown that ellaOne can be effective if taken, up to five days after unprotected sex, but is more effective when taken as quickly as possible. However, if vomiting occurs within three hours of taking the medication, a replacement dose should be taken, and a doctor, nurse of pharmacist should be consulted.

How to use?

One tablet should be taken orally, no later than 120hours after unprotected sex or contraceptive failure. Ulipristal acetate can be taken with or without food, however if vomiting occurs within 3 hours of taking the tablet, another dose should be taken. It is not recommended to take it again during the same menstrual cycle, and alternative contraceptive methods should be used, until your next cycle.

Side Effects

When used for emergency contraception, Ulipristal acetate can cause side effects. The most commonly reported side effects are: abdominal pain, back pain, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache and vomiting.

If you feel you are suffering from any uncommon side effects, contact your doctor for advice straight away.

Read the patient information leaflet for a full list of side effects.

Prices

Medication Quantity Price
ellaOne 30mg 1 £30.00

Patient Information

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment. The patient information can be found here .

Estimated delivery

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Tuesday 24 Jan - Thursday 26 Jan with Royal Mail Signed For™

* Please note that delivery estimates don't take public holidays into account, so your delivery may be later if there is a public holiday between today and your estimated delivery date.

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