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A 25-year-old female asked:

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

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Dr. Lauren Bickel
Specializes in Family Medicine
Morning after pill has progesterone in it, which is also in your contraceptive pills, so that would be a lot of progesterone & might have side effects. If you have not already taken it I recommend not, though it may not harm. Use of a condom or abstaining from sex until a full month of contraceptive is preferable

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