Ecinq is an emergency contraceptive. This medicine is a contraceptive used to prevent a pregnancy from starting. If you are already pregnant, it will not interrupt an existing pregnancy.
Ecinq is a contraceptive intended to prevent pregnancy after unprotected sexual intercourse or if your contraceptive method has failed. For example:
- if you had sexual intercourse without protection;
- if your or your partner’s condom tore, slipped or came off, or if you forgot to use one;
- if you did not take your contraceptive pill as recommended.
You should take the tablet as soon as possible after sexual intercourse , and within a
maximum of 5 days (120 hours).
How to Use
You can take this tablet at any time in the menstrual cycle.
Ecinq does not work if you are already pregnant.
Ecinq is not to be used for regular contraception
Ecinq should be used as soon as possible after unprotected sexual intercourse .
If you do not have a regular method of contraception, talk to your doctor or
healthcare professional to choose one that is suitable for you."