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Ella One Precum
My girlfriend used ella twice in two weeks in one cycle. Once because of precum once because I ejaculated in her. Would it decrease its effectiveness
Morning after use.: In short, multiple uses won't effect effectiveness. I would discuss a better family planning program jointly with your girlfriend and her OB/Gyn or Family Physician. ...Read more
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
If I have taken Ella one after being late on a few pills. Will results be somewhat reliable after 2 days after taking the ec?
Late on bcp: Ella may or may not have been effective in preventing pregnancy. There is only one time when being "late" taking oral contraceptives presents a possibility of pregnancy, and that is at the end of the active pills: if more than seven days elapses before starting another cycle, ovulation can occur. Have a serum test (HCG) done to make certain you are not pregnant. ...Read more
Yes, I think so: But - it is effective for an entire 24 hr period so if the two events fall within that time - you might not need to. To be sure, ask the pharmacist or a doctor. Best! ...Read more
Probably not: Ella, Plan B, and other emergency contraception pills can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Ella was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Ella works most of the time, but not all of the time. Cycles should return to "routine" after the first or second cycle. ...Read more
I had sex two days before my period and took an Ella one pill. The period came as scheduled but it was very light and short. Is this normal?
Had protected sex, condom split but partner didn't ejaqulate. Took Ella one within 3 days and got my period (on time) 3 days later. 2nd period delay! ?
Can do preg. Test: Ella, Plan B, and other emergency contraception pills can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Ella was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Ella works most of the time, but not all of the time. Cycles should return to "routine" after the first or second cycle. ...Read more
Ella (ulipristal acetate) one emergency contraception taken just shortly after ovulation, period is already 3 days late?
It happens: Ella (ulipristal acetate), (ulipristal acetate) Plan B, and other emergency contraception pills can alter the menstrual bleeding for the cycle in which Ella (ulipristal acetate) was taken, and sometimes the next cycle too. One should be sure to check a home pregnancy test about 3 weeks after sex, because Ella (ulipristal acetate) works most of the time, but not all of the time. Cycles should return to "routine" after the first or second cycle. ...Read more
Can ulipristal acetate (ella one) cause menstruation within 24 hours of consumption if my period was not due at that time?
Can cause irreg: This med is known to have irregular cycle as a side effect. It would be difficult to specifically say that it made you bleed in 24hrs but it is possible. ...Read more
Is there a way to determine the conception date, if you had bleeding twice in one month? One possibly due to taking a emergency contraception pill.
By sonogram: A pregnancy can be dated by using the last menstrual cycle. If that date is unknown a sonogram can be done to determine how far along you are. Then Use a reverse due date calculator for free online and this will be easy for you to find out. Simply type in your due date and the conception date will be calculated for you. ...Read more
I've been using primolut-n for 6 days and yesterday precum may have touched my vagina so I took an ella (ulipristal acetate) pill 20 hours later. Can I be preg and if not w?
Need more info: Why are you taking Primolut N. Usually, it is taken for some menstrual disorder or endometriosis which makes it harder to get pregnant. Anyway, you did the right thing by taking Ella (ulipristal acetate). So, you did your best and you will have a very low chance of getting pregnant. ...Read more
I used primolut-n for 6days to delay period then precum touched my vagina so 20 hours later I took ella (ulipristal acetate).Can I be preg, if not when will I have period?
Efficacy: Levonogestrel pills can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% is used within 24 hours of sex. They are up to 89 percent effective when taken within 72 hours (three days) after unprotected sex. They continue to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (five days) after unprotected sex, but they are less effective as time passes. ...Read more
Some ECP options: Include Ella, Aftera, After pills, Athenitia Next, EContra Ez, Fallback Solo, My Way, Next Choice One Dose, Opcicon One- Step, Option 2, Take Action & Plan B One-Step. Additionally, a number of combined progestin/ estrogen pills can be used in higher doses as emergency contraception. ...Read more
These are hormonal agents that can lower your chances of getting pregnant. They have side effects like nausea, vomiting etc, however they are short lived.
These agents are available for use if you had unprotected sex and are concerned about pregnancy and are not designed for routine use to prevent pregnancy. ...Read more
Very effective: Emergency contraception (ec) can be very effective if used properly. Ec can consist of a pill or pills or insertion of a copper iud. Depending on the regimen, the ec must be taken as soon as possible after unprotected sex and no more than 5 days later. Due to variations in timing and use, studies have shown the effectiveness of pill regimens to range from 50-90%. Failure rate for the iud is <1%. ...Read more
Yes: Plan b one-step is over the counter and is levonorgesterol. It is most effective if taken right away. Ella (ulipristal acetate) requires a prescription, contains ulipristal, and may be a bit more effective after a few days. The copper containing iud, paraguard is also a highly effective emergency contraceptive that is good for 10 years. ...Read more
It may stay in your: Body for 3-5 days. Best wishes! Http://www. Ncbi. Nlm. Nih. Gov/pmc/articles/pmc2851378/. ...Read more
Plan B: Plan B One-Step is up to 89 % effective when taken within 72 hours (3 days) after unprotected sex. It can reduce chance of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours. It continues to reduce the risk of pregnancy up to 120 hours (5 days) after unprotected sex, but is less effective as time passes. ...Read more
Pills and copper IUD: Combination emergency contraceptive pills prevent ovulation, thicken the cervical mucus decreasing sperm movement &may interfere with ovarian release of hormones (lh) needed for pregnancy. Levonorgestrel only pills (progesterone) delay ovulation and LH surge. Ulipristal (upa) inhibits or delays ovulation. None of these affect an existing pregancy after implantation &are not = to medical abortion. ...Read more
Dangerous herb!: Although some sites say that Ruta (Rue, rutin) can be used for this, do NOT try it! In doses high enough to do this, it is very dangerous. It is considered to be an unsafe herb and can cause severe kidney and liver damage. See http://www. Drugs. Com/npp/rue. Html ...Read more
Depends: On how long is it since it expired. If within some months, hopefully, still ok. No data available to determine with certainty. Do a pregnancy test 7 days after the intercourse in question, if negative, repeat pregnancy test in another 7 days. Best to use consistent contraception if you want to avoid pregnancy. ...Read more
I have taken 2 pills (1 dose) of emergency contraception pills. Should I take another dose? If yes then when?
No, taking more: Than one dose for one episode will potentially increase side effects but won't improve effectiveness. ...Read more
How do I use emergency contraception? There is a pill here that's used for ecp. 4 pills at once and 4 others after 12 hours. Can I take 8 all at once?
Too many side effect: Over the counter bc options or taking high dose regular birth control pills works. Some with more side effects than others. For specifics see www. Not-2-late. Com. Regular ongoing birth control works better. Pills, patches, ring are options, but require regular use. Consider long acting options of iud and implant. They're the most effective and easy! ...Read more