Emergency Contraception and Medication Abortion: What’s the Difference?

This fact sheet explains the difference between the Emergency Contraceptive (EC) pill and the abortion pill (medication abortion). Describes how the two medications work, what they contain, how to take them, average cost, and insurance coverage factors.


Spanish: Updated 2024

Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Vietnamese, Hindi: Updated 2017

Reading Grade Level (Flesch-Kincaid Grade Level): 5


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This bi-monthly clinical e-newsletter highlights evidenced-based best practices in abortion and miscarriage care

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