Top 10 things you should know about ellaOne®

  • 1

    ellaOne® should be taken as soon as possible after UPSI , but no later than 120 hours (5 days) after UPSI or contraceptive failure1

  • 2

    ellaOne® is not an abortifacient5

  • 3

    Contains 30mg ulipristal acetate1, and was specifically developed for emergency contraception2

  • 4

    ellaOne® is an emergency contraceptive pill intended to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse (UPSI) or contraceptive failure1

  • 5

    ellaOne® is for women of child bearing age who want to avoid unintended pregnancy1

  • 6

    ellaOne® can delay ovulation even when ovulation is about to happen (when risk of fertilisation is highest)3

  • 7

    ellaOne® is the most effective emergency contraceptive pill  3,4 in preventing unintended pregnancy when used in the first 72 hours after unprotected sex1,4

  • 8

    ellaOne® is well tolerated 1,4

  • 9

    After using ellaOne® it is recommended that a reliable barrier method of contraception is used until the next menstrual period starts, even if the woman is taking regular hormonal contraception1

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References

1. ellaOne® European Union Summary of Product Characteristics.
2. HRA Pharma Data on file. Clinical overview.
3. Brache V et al. Contraception 2013; 88(5): 611-618.
4. Glasier AF et al. The Lancet 2010; 375: 555-562.

5. ellaOne® European Union package leaflet.