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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Emergency Contraception (Definition)

Emergency contraception is the method a woman can use to avoid getting pregnant, after she has received sperm in her vagina. She takes the hormone pills, which are usually larger doses of hormones used in oral birth control pills, within a short time (days) after her sexual activity, ...Read more


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Do you think I should take the morning after pill while on bc?

Do you think I should take the morning after pill while on bc?

Not if you have: Used your oral contraceptive for the minimal period, consistently and correctly. It would not be necessary. ...Read more

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Can I take the morning after pill while breastfeeding?

Can I take the morning after pill while breastfeeding?

Yes: Since mom's exposure to hormones in the morning-after-pill is of short duration, any hormones passed onto the baby via the breastmilk would also be of short duration. If desired, mom can pump and dump the breastmilk on the day (s) she takes the morning-after-pill. It is best if mom uses a reliable form of contraception, other than oral contraceptives, when breastfeeding a young baby. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take the morning after pill while on the contraceptive pill? If I vomitt from taking both will I no longer have any protection?

Is it ok to take the morning after pill while on the contraceptive pill? If I vomitt from taking both will I no longer have any protection?

No: If you are taking the pill regularly and correctly, then you don't need the morning after pill. If you take both, all those hormones may make you nauseous. If you vomit before the meds get into your system, you could become pregnant. ...Read more

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How safe is it to take the morning after pill?

How safe is it to take the morning after pill?

Pretty Safe: The fda has conducted extensive safety testing before allowing any medication on the market. That means they consider it safe for the general population described within the package insert when prescribed by a physician. For more specific individual concerns for you, please contact your physician. ...Read more

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Is it still abortion if you take the morning after pill?

Is it still abortion if you take the morning after pill?

No - it is not: abortion. “Plan B temporary stops the release of an egg from an ovary. Prevents Fertilization. Prevents a fertilized egg from attaching to the uterus.” REF: http://planb. Ca/how-it-works. Html ...Read more

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Is it safe to take the morning after pill twice in 2 days?

Is it safe to take the morning after pill twice in 2 days?

Yes: The Progesterone in the morning after pill is very safe. The worst that can happen is that some women have side effects from the medication. Some regimens actually call for taking the pill twice over course of 2 days. Hope that helps! ...Read more

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Is it safe to take the morning after pill three days after?

Is it safe to take the morning after pill three days after?

Safe=yes: It should be safe, since this med has been studied & found safe for use. The chances of it working begin to decline the further away you are from the event, but most are supposed to be effective when taken at 3 days. ...Read more

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Could I start taking aviane the day after I take the morning after pill?

Could I start taking aviane the day after I take the morning after pill?

Yes: Yes, of course birth control does have a specific starting date, but if that date is the day after the morning after pill then. You can start it. Also the morning after pill has levonorgestrol, the same drug in the morning after pill. Birth control also works as the morning after pill in certain circumstances. ...Read more

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Could you start taking aviane the day after you take the morning after pill?

Could you start taking aviane the day after you take the morning after pill?

Yes, but...: Starting a combination contraceptive pill the day after you take the morning-after pill won' hurt you. However, it won't protect you from pregnancy right-away. You will need to use a back-up for some length of time. How long depends on what cycle day you are now. Best wishes! ...Read more

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If I take the morning after pill on the night before ovulation will it work.

Maybe: It is unclear from your question whether you are taking it before or after intercourse. It is not meant for routine contraceptive use which is why it is called emergency contraception. It is meant for use after an unexpected failure of contraception and is 95% effective if taken within 24 hr. After intercourse even at mid-cycle. This is less than the effectiveness of other contraceptives. Be safe! ...Read more

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Can I take the morning after pill twice in one month? What will be the side-effects if I use it 2.5 weeks later again?

Can I take the morning after pill twice in one month? What will be the side-effects if I use it 2.5 weeks later again?

No danger: There is no danger in taking Plan B again. You need a better long term plan though. Plan b only decreases the risk of an unplanned pregnancy. If you do not want to be pregnant please see a doctor to discuss long term birth control options. ...Read more

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So I had to take the morning after pill and I'm wondering when the side effects are going to start and how long their going to last?

So I had to take the morning after pill and I'm wondering when the side effects are going to start and how long their going to last?

May have none.: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How many times in a year I can take the morning after pill? I used twice this year 6 months ago. Will I do any harm to my body by using it again?

How many times in a year I can take the morning after pill? I used twice this year 6 months ago. Will I do any harm to my body by using it again?

Preventing Pregnancy: At age nineteen I would hope that you are now mature enough to get on birth control. Preventing pregnancy is a very wise life style choice when you are to young to be a mother. But, your use of the morning pill should not be dangerous. Please if you do not have access to health care please contact planned parenthood for this vital part of a healthy life style. ...Read more

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Didn't take the morning after pill. What can I do?

Didn't take the morning after pill. What can I do?

Emergency contracept: Most emergency contraceptives have greatest efficacy when taken within 72 hours of intercourse. However, there can be some lesser amt of protection up to 5 days out with some. ...Read more

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Can I take the morning after pill 2 times within 3 days?

Can I take the morning after pill 2 times within 3 days?

No danger: There is no danger in taking Plan B again. You need a better long term plan though. Plan b only decreases the risk of an unplanned pregnancy. If you do not want to be pregnant please see a doctor to discuss long term birth control options. ...Read more

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How many times a month can I take the morning after pill?

No limit: There is no limitation on this, but if this is such a frequent issue you are best advised to simply go on the birth control pill. That would be simpler and more effective. ...Read more

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Would it be safe to take the morning after pill twice in one week?

Would it be safe to take the morning after pill twice in one week?

Yes: Certainly safer than pregnancy, but of course, there are side effects... Nausea, bloating, irregular periods. I would encourage you to talk with your pcp about a better form of birth control. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens when you take the morning after pill?

Could you tell me what happens when you take the morning after pill?

Often no side effect: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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If you take the morning after pill 62 hours after does it still work?

Yes: Just less effectively so. You will still reap some benefit so definitely worth doing even 62 hours after the fact. Good luck! ...Read more

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What would happen if you take the morning after pill twice in a month?

It can be done.: However, rather then take emergency contraceptives repeatedly - you need to do the responsible thing and find a consistent form of birth control. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if it's necessary for me to take the morning after pill?

Can you please tell me if it's necessary for me to take the morning after pill?

A personal decision: If you have had unprotected sexual intercourse and do not desire to become pregnant - it can be taken within 72 hours of the sex. It is a very personal decision. ...Read more

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What if you take the morning after pill right after the sex? Will it still work?

Morning pill: Yes it should still work, but you still have to see if you have your period, if not you need to take a preg test 7-9 days after the last suppose lmp, and f/u with your ob/gyn. ...Read more

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Should I take the morning after pill even though ive had a bad reaction. To it before?

Check with doc: There is more than one form of EC and I wound not recommend doing one that you had a bad reaction to. Your doc can recommend an alternative. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Levy
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Morning After Pill (Definition)

Emergency contraception is a method to prevent pregnancy in women who have had unprotected sex, or for whom a barrier method has failed (slipped condom, diaphragm, or cervical cap, or broken condom). Emergency contraception medicine is not the same ...Read more


Petogen (Definition)

Medroxyprogesterone acetate is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's health and pregnancy drug. ...Read more