Funds on the basis of mifepristone

Currently, preparations containing 10 mg of the substance mifepristone, is recognized as the most safe means of emergency contraception, in contrast to contraceptives, containing levonorgestrel (Postinor, "Escape"). They do not so severely affect the reproductive system of women, but at the same time very reliably prevent pregnancy. Their efficiency is 98.8%.

Drugs containing mifepristone, can be produced by the following names:

- "Gynestril";
- "Genale"
- "Mifepristone".

The rules of the drug

Drugs containing mifepristone and other drugs postcoital contraception must be taken no later than 72 hours after unprotected sexual intercourse. Naturally, the sooner this is done, the more likely you will be able to protect themselves from unwanted pregnancy.

The contraceptive pill is consumed on an empty stomach. 2 hours before taking the drug you should not eat anything. Once the pill is consumed, should also refrain from eating for 2 hours.

If within 3 hours after the drug has occurred an attack of vomiting, you need to repeat the reception facilities, otherwise the concentration of active substance in the body is insufficient for contraceptive effect.

After application of the drugs containing mifepristone, the woman may experience the following side effects:

- dragging pain in the abdomen;
- a feeling of nausea, vomiting;
- headaches;
- General weakness.

After taking birth control pills on the basis of mifepristone may be a violation of the regularity of the menstrual cycle, allergic reactions are possible.

It must be remembered that these drugs, as well as other "emergency contraception" does not protect against sexually transmitted diseases.

Some time after receiving the funds "tomorrow" will not be superfluous to pay a visit to the gynecologist, to make sure pregnancy do not come. This advice is especially relevant if there is a long delay of menstruation after receiving the drug or menstrual periods were too scanty, or, on the contrary, abundant.

In addition, the doctor will see if there are any infections of the reproductive system, and prescribe treatment if happened hormonal imbalance.

Remember that the use of drugs postcoital contraception can be no more than 2 times a month. Optimally, if you use these funds not more than 2 times during the year. For regular and more secure protection against unwanted pregnancy choose another method of protection.