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Are emergency contraceptive pills (ecps) the same as the abortion pill?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: No

Emergency contraception is basically a specific way to take birth control pills that work to prevent ovulation.
Ec will not abort a pregnancy once it is established. This is why it need to be taken as soon after unprotected intercourse as possible to work.

In brief: No

Emergency contraception is basically a specific way to take birth control pills that work to prevent ovulation.
Ec will not abort a pregnancy once it is established. This is why it need to be taken as soon after unprotected intercourse as possible to work.
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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