I wanted to know if there is any Emergency contraceptive pill available in India which can be used to prevent implantation as pills like i Pill only prevents pregnancy by delaying ovulation?
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Hello...,Emergency contraception cannot interrupt an established pregnancy or harm a developing embryo....Levonorgestrel emergency contraceptive pills prevent pregnancy by preventing or delaying ovulation. They may also work to prevent fertilization of an egg by affecting the cervical mucus or the ability of sperm to bind to the egg.IUDs inserted within 5 days of unprotected intercourse, a copper-bearing IUD is over 99% effective in preventing pregnancy. This is the most effective form of emergency contraception available
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