Watching brief: Sexual health


EllaOne is the most effective oral emergency contraception at preventing pregnancy in the first 24 hours after unprotected sex, says HRA Pharma. One tablet should be taken orally as soon as possible, but no later than five days after unprotected intercourse or contraceptive failure. Each ellaOne tablet contains 30mg ulipristal acetate.


Hyalofemme provides moisture that lasts up to three days and restores the ability to have spontaneous sex for many women, says Purple Orchid Pharma. Using a patented version of hyaluronic acid (Hydeal-D), molecules are small enough to get into thinned vaginal tissue, stimulating cell proliferation, plumping it up and restoring turgor and elasticity, says the company.
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