27 Oct '11, 8am

First morning after pill introduced here in 10 years

First morning after pill introduced here in 10 years

Women can now turn to a new 'morning after' pill to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. -- PHOTO: HYPHENS PHARMA By Poon Chian Hui Women can now turn to a new 'morning after' pill to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sex. This new pill, called ella, is said to work up to five days after unprotected sex, up from the three-day period that current 'morning after' pills offer. It is the first such pill in nearly a decade to be cleared for use by the Health Sciences Authority here. The drug regulatory body approved the pill in June, making Singapore the first country in South-east Asia to do so. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. blog comments powered by Disqus

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