Definition of morning-after pill in English:

morning-after pill

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  • A contraceptive pill that is effective up to about seventy-two hours after intercourse.
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    • Pharmacists also face a dilemma because the morning-after pill is only effective if it is taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex.
    • Girls as young as 12 will be able to get the morning-after pill from special sex clinics where they will be sent by school nurses.
    • If taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse, the morning-after pill has been shown to reduce the risk of pregnancy by close to 90 percent.

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