Drugs and Medications
Levonorgestrel is a synthetic progesterone-like hormone.
Implanted forms of levonorgestrel are used as birth control.
Oral levonorgestrel is most often used as emergency contraception, i.e. the "morning after pill".
With Ethinyl Estradiol
Levonorgestrel/Ethinyl Estradiol are used in combination in oral contraceptives.
Health: Reproductive Health: Birth Control
Copyright © 1998-2014 AOL Inc.
Last update: Tuesday, January 2, 2007 4:32:52 PM EST -