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Study Suggests Emergency Contraception Potential For Regular Use

This article was originally published in The Tan Sheet

Executive Summary

Authors of a literature review suggest that 0.75 mg doses of levonorgestrel, currently used as an emergency contraceptive, may be safe and effective as a primary means of birth control in some populations but note that "rigorous new" safety and efficacy data would be needed to support such use.

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