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Postinor® Singapore: Emergency contraceptive / contraception pill (ECP) / morning-after pill / day-after pill clinic, Singapore. Private and confidential service. Definitions, references, and latest news.

Contraceptive / Contraception / Birth control methods available are mostly for females, and they include:

Emergency contraceptive pill / Emergency contraception pill / Morning-after pill / Day-after pill

Advice / points to note about taking emergency contraceptives:

  • The emergency contraceptive is more effective the sooner it is taken after sex.
    • Within 24 hours, it prevents 95% of pregnancies.
    • Between 24-48 hours, it prevents 85% of pregnancies.
    • Between 48-72 hours, it prevents 58% of pregnancies.
    • Up to 5 days after intercourse, it has progressively decreasing effectiveness.
  • It is recommended that it should not be used more than twice in a month.
  • Other methods of regular contraception are usually recommended: condom, oral contraceptive (OC), and contraceptive patch.
  • It may cause a temporary disruption in the rhythm of the regular menstrual cycle. But if the next menstrual cycle does not come, then a pregnancy test should be done.
  • In a few people, it may cause some of the following side effects:
    • Headache
    • Dysmenorrhoea
    • Nausea
Important points to note:
  • The morning-after / day-after emergency contraceptive is not available over the counter.
  • It is available only by prescription, after seeing a doctor.
  • Boyfriends cannot consult with the doctor on behalf of his girlfriend.
  • The girl herself must register to see the doctor.
  • The girl must be 16 years of age or older when the sex occurred.
  • Do not ask if we know of other clinics providing this medication. We are not a directory service.
  • It is in stock at this clinic, NOW!
References Emergency contraceptive / Emergency contraception (EC) is useful in situations of contraceptive failure:


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