Recommending the most appropriate EHC

Contents

  • Welcome
  • Objectives
  • What do women want?
  • Updated EC guidance
  • ellaOne®: The key facts
  • Ovarian cycle
  • Ovulation and risk of pregnancy
  • EHC: Mode of action - Part one
  • EHC: Mode of action - Part two
  • EHC: Mode of action - Part three
  • ellaOne® and ovulation
  • Recommending ellaOne® as the most effective product
  • Focus on consultations
  • How should you handle a customer consultation on EHC?
  • CPD and training the team
  • References
  • Action & Evaluation
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Recommending ellaOne® as the most effective product

ellaOne® is the most effective oral emergency contraceptive at preventing pregnancy in the first 24 hours after unprotected sex, when the majority of women will present to a pharmacy asking for advice.

Comparative predicted estimates of the number of pregnancies expected if 1,000 women at risk used various forms of emergency hormonal contraception or nothing from 0-24 hours after UPSI.1

55in 1000
with no intervention
23in 1000
with levonorgestrel
9in 1000
With ellaOne®
Did
you
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Did you know?

87% of women present for emergency contraception within the first 24 hours11

  • EC taken within 24 hours of UPSI11
  • EC taken within 24 - 48 hours of UPSI11
  • EC taken within > 48 hours of UPSI11

Originally Published by Pharmacy Magazine

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