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Addendum to the Canadian Consensus on Contraception – Emergency Contraception: 1) Excluding pre-existing pregnancy when inserting copper IUD and 2) Initiation of hormonal contraception after emergency contraception

Published:October 13, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2016.08.005
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      • Brache V.
      • Cochon L.
      • Duijkers I.J.
      • et al.
      A prospective, randomized, pharmacodynamic study of quick-starting a desogestrel progestin-only pill following ulipristal acetate for emergency contraception.
      • Cameron S.T.
      • Berger C.
      • Michie L.
      • Klipping C.
      • Gemzell-Danielsson K.
      The effects on ovarian activity of ulipristal acetate when ‘quickstarting’ a combined oral contraceptives: a prospective, randomized, double-blind parallel-arm, placebo-controlled study.
      • Turok D.K.
      • Sanders J.N.
      • Thompson I.S.
      • et al.
      Preference for and efficacy of oral levonorgestrel for emergency contraception with concomitant placement of a levonorgestrel IUD: a prospective cohort study.
      published since the publication of the “Canadian Consensus on Contraception - Chapter 3 Emergency Contraception” lead to a re-examination of recommendations regarding EC.

      Abbreviations:

      CCC (Canadian Consensus on Contraception), Copper-IUD (Copper-containing intrauterine device), EC (emergency contraception), IUD (intrauterine device), IUS (intrauterine system), LNG (Levonorgestrel), LNG-EC (Levonorgestrel containing emergency contraception), LNG-IUS (Levonorgestrel-containing intrauterine system), UPA (Ulipristal acetate), UPA-EC (ulipristal acetate-containing emergency contraception), UPI (unprotected sexual intercourse)
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