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Contraceptives, Postcoital MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Contraceptives, Postcoital
Tree Number(s)
D27.505.696.875.360.276.310
D27.505.954.705.360.276.310
Unique ID
D003281
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003281
Annotation
pregnancy despite use = contraceptive term with no qualifiers, not with /‌adv eff
Scope Note
Contraceptive substances to be used after COITUS. These agents include high doses of estrogenic drugs; progesterone-receptor blockers; ANTIMETABOLITES; ALKALOIDS, and PROSTAGLANDINS.
Entry Term(s)
Contraceptive Agents, Post-Coital
Contraceptive Agents, Postcoital
Contraceptives, Post-Coital
Emergency Contraceptive
Emergency Contraceptives
Morning-After Pill
Postcoital Contraceptive
Postcoital Contraceptives
Registry Number
0
NLM Classification #
QV 177
Previous Indexing
Contraceptive Agents (1967-1970)
Contraceptives, Oral (1966-1970)
See Also
Contraception, Postcoital
Public MeSH Note
73
History Note
73(71); MORNING AFTER PILL was see under CONTRACEPTIVES, POSTCOITAL 1973-83
Date Established
1973/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/05/27
Contraceptives, Postcoital Preferred
Emergency Contraceptives Narrower
Morning-After Pill Narrower
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