EMCON should be used within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It should not be taken as regular birth control pill in bangladesh. This medicine is also known as Post coital Pill and morning after pill. The active substance in this medicine is levonorgestrel.
What is emergency contraception?
Emergency contraception is a rescue method which is aimed to prevent fertilization in case of unprotected intercourse.
When can emergency contraception be used?
This contraception must be used as soon as possible. Preferably within 12 hours and on later than 72 hours(3 days)
How should this medicine be used:
The fists Emcon tablet must be taken as soon as possible, preferably within 12 hours, after the unprotected intercourse and on longer than within 72 hours after the intercourse. The second tablet should be taken between 12 hours at the earliest and 24 hours at the latest, after the first tablet intake. Emcon can be taken at any moment during the menstrual cycle. After taking Emcon menstrual period usually occurs at the expected date nevertheless, it can occur earlier or later by a few days, after taking this medicine, it is therefore mandatory to check the absence of pregnancy by performing a pregnancy test in case of abnormal bleeding at the date of excepted menses or in case of messual delay of more than 5 day.