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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:
 - Pakistan
 - Peru

Emergency Contraceptive preprations available in Pakistan

Dedicated Products / Progestin Only
  Take 1 pill within 120 hours after unprotected sex:
   
  • Emkit Plus
  Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex:
   
  • ECP
  • Emkit
  • Postinor-2
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:
   
  • Ovral
  Take 4 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex and take 4 more pills 12 hours later:
   
  • Famila-28
  • Lo-Femenal
  • Microgynon-30
  • Nordette

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

 



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