Ella Emergency Contraceptive Pill

Ella® is a new kind of emergency contraceptive in a class of drugs that reduce your chances of becoming pregnant after unprotected sex or birth control failure.

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Ella is only available in Singapore through a prescription from a doctor. Consultation with our doctor is confidential and non-intimidating. Ella is effective up to 5 days after intercourse. If your menses is delayed, do perform a urinary pregnancy test. Please note that ella is indicated as an emergency contraceptive. It is advisable to attempt other forms of contraception if you are in a steady relationship. 

 

When should I take emergency contraception?

You can take emergency contraception if any of the following situations occur:

  • Condom broke during sex

  • Condom came off during sex

  • You or your partner forgot to use a condom

  • You forgot to take oral contraception (birth control pill)

 

Side effects

  • Nausea and vomiting

  • Breast tenderness

  • Irregular bleeding

  • Dizziness

  • Headaches