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A 17-year-old female asked:

I had sex and took postinor immediately and had another after 9 hours should i take another postinor...how long does postinor protect hours or days?

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Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
You should be : Fine . Even if you took the formulation that needed 2 pills instead of the 1 pill( not sure which one you took) you are gone and don't need any more. Any emergency contraceptive is not100% because you may have already ovulated and the work by preventing ovulation. If you have not ovulated you should be safe for that cycle. It's better though to be proactive than reactive next time . Take a preg te

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Last updated Sep 16, 2018

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