I believe Filipino women should have the right to basic reproductive health information so I'm posting this medical information taken from the 2002 Directory of Hormonal Contraceptives, published by International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). All thanks should be attributed to Dr. James Trussell who is currently the Director of the Office of Population Research at Princeton University who put up this very important site - The Emergency Contraception Website http://ec.princeton.edu to help women the world over.
Here is a list of the ECPs (Emergency Contraceptives) available over the counter in the Philippines.
Oral Contraceptives used for EC / Progestin-Estrogen Combined
In 28-day packs, only the first 21 pills can be used
Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex and take 2 more pills 12 hours later:
- Rigevidon 21 + 7
- Trust Pills
Take 4 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex and take 4 more pills 12 hours later:
Read about other pinays experiences with ECP like Nordette and Trust Lady Pill at this blog post: Where to get the Morning after Pill in the Philippines?