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Is the morning after pill necessary in this instance? if so, can i purchase over counter at local pharmacy without script? had sex last night and realized this morning i failed to take my birth control last night. i took two dosages this morning. i am

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Dr. Mary Engrav
Dr. Mary Engravanswered
Emergency Medicine 31 years experience
Yes, : Yes, if you are concerned, then you should take plan b. Please discuss this with your pharmacist. Also, you may be interested in longer-lasting birth control plans in the future, such as Mirena (levonorgestrel) or implanon, which you can ask your doctor about.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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