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Maryville, TN
A 24-year-old female asked:

Is the morning after pill effective if taken within 55 hours after intercourse? intercourse was protected with condom & birth control pill.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Yes, but....: Yes. Most should be used within 72 hours of intercourse. But why would you feel the need to use emergency contraception if a condom was used properly & you have consistently used oral contraceptives (for at least a month)?

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Last updated Sep 28, 2016

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