Famila-28 is a progestin-estrogen combined oral contraceptive that can also be used for Emergency Contraception. Note that many combined pill packs have reminder pills with no hormones at the end; only the active pills can be used as emergency contraception. Check your package insert to determine which are the active pills.
You take 4 pills from famila 28 within 120 hours after unprotected sex
and 4 more pills 12 hours later
. Each dose contains 0.6 mg of levonorgestrel and 120 mg of ethinyl estradiol.
Famila 28 is available in:
- PeruEmergency Contraceptive preprations available in Pakistan
Dedicated Products / Progestin Only
Take 1 pill within 120 hours after unprotected sex:
Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex:
Oral Contraceptives used for EC / Progestin-Estrogen Combined
Note: in 28-day packs, only the first 21 pills can be used
Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex and take 2 more pills 12 hours later:
Take 4 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex and take 4 more pills 12 hours later:
What is unprotected sex?
Unprotected or unsafe sex may be easily explaines as follow,
- Sexual activity without protection from sexually transmitted disease; sex that is not safe sex, or activity considered barebacking
- Sexual intercourse without protection from pregnancy; non-use of birth control
- Sexual intercourse without protection from sexual transmission of an allergen or teratogen