All women had a positive response to E.C.P.
Only 12 patients (4.6%) had used E.C.P when the 1st follow–up of 261 patients was done and 1 patient (0.65) had used E.C.P during the second follow up of 166 patients.
None of the patients had used E.C.P when the 3rd or 4th follow–up was done.
12/13 (92%) patients who had used E.C.P belonged to the info pill group and1/13 (8%) patients belonged to the info group. This suggests that if pills are given in advance there is a tendency for women to use E.C.P. when needed.
12/13 (92%) of the patients used E.C.P as per schedule.
In all the patients who used E.C.P only 5/13 (38%) patients had headache, 3/13 (23%) patients had nausea and 2/13 patients (15%) had vomiting.
Most of the E.C.P users 12/13 (92%) had no change in the next menstrual cycle, only 1/13 patients (8%) had delayed menstrual periods.
All those patients who had used E.C.P were not pregnant when followed up again.
11/13 (85%) of patients who had used E.C.P were satisfied with the E.C.P use and 7/13 (54%) would use this regimen if needed again.
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