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Ulipristal Drug Information

If you have unprotected sex or your method of birth control fails, a healthcare provider can prescribe ulipristal acetate (ella®) to help prevent pregnancy. This emergency contraceptive comes in tablet form and should be taken within five days after unprotected sex. Dizziness, nausea, and headaches are some of the possible side effects of this "morning after pill."
 
It's important to review ulipristal's safety information with your healthcare provider before taking this drug. This medication may not be suitable for everyone, so make sure your healthcare provider is aware if you have any other medical conditions (including any allergies) or if you are taking any other types of medicine (including nonprescription medications, vitamins, and herbal supplements).
 
(For more information on this drug, click Ulipristal. This article provides a more in-depth discussion, explaining how this emergency contraceptive works, what to expect while taking it, and how to ensure its effectiveness.)
 

Ulipristal Drug Information

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