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What is the emergency contraceptive? Is it the same as a morning after pill?

Yes. Emergency contraception is available as a 'morning after' pill. There are other forms as well. The morning after pill is available at your local pharmacy and is quite effective if taken in the first 48 hours after unprotected intercourse. Read more...

What are some advantages of the emergency contraceptive or morning after pill?

Many advantages. Emergency contraception is a highly effective method to prevent unintended pregnancies. It can be used up to 5 days after an episode of unprotected intercourse i.e., contraceptive failure, sexual assault, exposure to a drug that can cause birth defects. Planb is acessible over-the-counter for women age 18 and older. Read more...
The major advantage. is that it can be used after -the-fact if there is an episode of failed birth control. Read more...