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How can you take mercilon (birth control pill) as an emergency contraception (morning after pill)?

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Dr. Chevies Newman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
I think: I think it's two pills and repeat in 12 hours but google emergency oral contraception and don't pat too much attention to pill type, they all work close to the same. If yours is very low dose throw in another gor good luck.
Dr. Paula Hillard
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
See specifics below: There are a number of options for emergency birth control including dedicated meds that are available over the counter, dedicated prescription medicine, and use of high dose regular birth control. For information of how to use regular bc as emergency bc, see http://www.Not-2-late.Com . If you need ec, you should consider using regular bc such as iuds and implants. The most effective and easy!

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A 44-year-old member asked:

I started birth control pills, should I take the morning after pill?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Scenario?: It is recommended that you use backup protection for first month on birth control pills. If you had sexual intercourse & just started oral contraceptives with no back up plans - the morning after pill is an option.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Can the morning after pill conflict with birth control pills?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Richard Ruth
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Morning after pill: Not really. The bcp controls your hormones, estrogen, and progestone. The morning after pill cause your body to have your uterus to prevent implantation.
Dr. Richard Ruth
Internal Medicine 22 years experience
Provided original answer
yes, you use the morning after pill abortion.
Nov 30, 2013

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