EllaOne® Effectiveness

EllaOne® 30mg tablet contains ulipristal acetate and is indicated for emergency contraception within 120 hours (5 days) of unprotected sexual intercourse or contraceptive failure. EllaOne® is the most effective morning after pill* as it is 2.5 times more effective than other morning after pills containing levonorgestel.

Ask your pharmacist – they must decide if this product is right for you. Always read the instructions on the package leaflet carefully. Health information within this website is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to replace discussions with healthcare professionals. All decisions regarding patient care must be made with a healthcare professional considering the unique characteristics of the patient.

*ulipristal acetate vs levonorgestrel in preventing ovulation1,2

  1. Glasier, A. F. et al. Ulipristal acetate versus levonorgestrel for emergency contraception: a randomized non-inferiority trial and meta-analysis. Lancet. 2010 Feb 13;375(9714):555-562. Erratum in: Lancet. 2014;384(9953):1504.
  2. Brache, V. et al. Ulipristal acetate prevents ovulation more effectively than levonorgestrel: analysis of pooled data from three randomized trials of emergency contraception regimens. Contraception 2013; 88(5): 611-618.