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Can Yasmin Be Used As An Emergency Pill
Yes but: Use over the counter Plan B if intercourse was within 72 hours to decrease the risk of unplanned pregnancy. It is available at the pharmacy. It works better and has less side effects that the Yuzpe method of emergency contraception. In this method 5 pills are taken of combined oral contraceptives like Sprintec. Nausea is a common side effect. ...Read more
Yes but not exactly: Over the counter emergency birth control is available without a prescription. Otherwise, if you already have birth control pills, see: http://www.Not-2-late.Com for options. Of how to take regular bc pills for emergency. It's not exactly a double dose, and depends on which pill you have already. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I would like to inquire if nordette (ethinyl estradiol and levonorgestrel) can be used as an emergency contraceptive pill. What is its proper dose?
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! ...Read more
Is yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) pill can be use as a emergency contraceptive pills?In uae, we don't have the emergency pills.Badly need help. Thanks
No: I'm sorry, but yasmin (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol) does not contain the correct type of Progesterone hormone to equal the emergency contraceptive pill we have in the us. Go to the pharmacy and find a birth control pill that contains Levonorgestrel hormone. A combo pill is okay. Take enough tablets to equal 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel, and that will be equal to the Plan B medication we have here in the us. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No, go get Plan B: Sprintec cannot be used for emergency contraception. Plan B One Step and generic versions are available over the counter. Your health care provider may be able to give you a prescription for Ella (ulipristal acetate). Some other regular birth controls can be used for emergency contraption, but not Sprintec. And using higher doses of regular birth control pills is less effective than Plan B or Ella (ulipristal acetate). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If Plan B should have max efficacy up to 72 hrs. ...Read more
I heard birth control can be used as emergency contraception, so if I missed 3 pills(not in a row),will it act as a "Plan B" and not allow pregnancy?
Higher dose: The hormones in one birth control pill are not in high enough levels to be used a an emergency contraceptive (EC) Multiple pills must be taken to get an emergency contraceptive effect. Your doctor can advise you on the number of pills needed, depending on the specific birth control pill. Missing a birth control pill increases pregnancy risk, so EC would be needed for each sexual encounter. ...Read more
Can norethindrone be used as emergency contraception? If so, what is the effective dosage, and when/how should I take it?
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