Drug products: ellaOne, Esmya
ATC code: G03AD02, G03XB02
Substances: ulipristal, ulipristal acetate
As the substance is only used by women, analyses on sex or gender differences have not been considered relevant.
Ulipristal is used as emergency contraception [1,2], as pre-operative treatment of moderate to severe symptoms of uterine myoma in women of childbearing age , and as abortifacient .
Date of litterature search: 2016-12-20
- Fass.se [cited 2016-12-20]. länk
- Physicians' Desk Reference. http://www.pdr.net. [cited 2016-12-20]. länk
- Läkemedelsstatistik. Stockholm: Socialstyrelsen. 2015 [cited 2016-12-19.] Socialstyrelsens statistikdatabas
Reviewed by: Mia von Euler
Approved by: Karin Schenck-Gustafsson