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A 25-year-old female asked:

Good day, i recently started with contraceptive pill (mercilon) ive only had the pills for 2 days, doctor said they will only be effective after my next menstrual cycle, is it safe to take morning after pill after unprotected sex?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Backwards thinking. Morning after pill is to be used after failure of contraceptive not as part of your plan for contraception. Try doing something as simple as condom use (male or female) until your contraceptive pill is fully effacacious.
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