now known many types of contraception that protects against unwanted pregnancy.Gynecologists recommend taking oral contraceptives to girls, use the ring and those who are afraid of hormonal agents can buy condoms and caps.Yet unprotected sex - not uncommon among young people, who often do not have complete information about contraceptive methods.
There are special tools that are called emergency contraception.Gynecologists do not recommend using them often, because such tablets is a loading dose of hormones that can have a negative effect on the female body.
most popular drugs in this group is "Postinor."It consists of levonorgestrel, which blocks the effects of estrogen, prevents fertilization and implantation.The average "P
ostinor" is effective in 85% of cases, it all depends on the phase of the menstrual cycle.To prevent pregnancy, the first pill must be taken no later than 72 hours after unprotected sex, the second is consumed after 12 hours after the first.
Before the month after receiving "Postinor" girl should use a condom or cap during intercourse.Many women say the delay menstruation after taking the drug, to panic in this case is not worth it.One week in this case, is the norm.
similar in structure and mechanism of action is "eskapel", which can also be purchased at a pharmacy for emergency contraception.The great advantage of this preparation is that needed to take only one tablet.It is very convenient, because the memory can sometimes fail, especially in such an emergency.
Of course, ideally, the best advice about the drugs is a gynecologist, but as the time for emergency contraception is limited to 72 hours, often it is simply impossible to do.However, it is recommended after receiving "Postinor" or "eskapel" still see a doctor, so that he gave recommendations for permanent protection from pregnancy.
should never use the traditional methods to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex.Almost all of them can lead to various diseases of the genitourinary tract of women, blood poisoning, the emergence of infertility, injury and even death.