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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
EC pill ella (ulipristal acetate): took it 8 days ago, 36 hours after unprotected unconsented sex. bleed day after taking, normal flow, lasted 4 days. Did ella (ulipristal acetate) work?
Sex 1 day b4 ovulation, condon slipped off, took Ella (ulipristal acetate) 36 hours after sex. Now milky discharge 1 day after ella (ulipristal acetate) pill. Will it work?
"Plan B": Taking "Plan B" types of pills 36 hours after unprotected sex may work, but it is not certain. This kind of medication "works" by making the lining of the womb not "hospitable" for implantation of the fertilized egg. It may have been taken too late to create this effect. so get a serum HCG test if your period is at all delayed to know for certain. ...Read more
Effective to take several Loestrin (1.5mg ethinyl estradiol, 30mcg Norethindrone acetate) instead of Plan B emergency contraceptive? How many pills?
Condon slipped off 1 day before ovulation, took Ella (ulipristal acetate) 36 hours after the incident. 1 day after Ella (ulipristal acetate) I have a milky white discharge. Will Ella (ulipristal acetate) work?
Discharge: It sounds like you did exactly what you're supposed to do. The condom slipped off during a time when you were at risk and you took Ella (ulipristal acetate) within the right time frame. The discharge is unlikely to be related, though should raise concern for STDs if this is a new partner. take a pregnancy test in two weeks to be sure. ...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
If it works for you.: Pretty much all of the oral combo contraceptives have similar effecacy and risk profile, but one-pill does not fit all. If you don't have any side effect from it and it is affordable, then it is a good one for you. There are many different pills available and so if this does not fit, talk to your doc and likely u will be given a trial of something else. Consult your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
Bc pill Reclipsen extended cycle.2nd week of 2nd pill pack.take pill @9pm every night.last night I forgot, took it @7am this morning.less effective?
Ok: This is better than forgetting at all. Should work. Be safe and take them regularly. Best wishes. ...Read more
Im currently on vicodin, ibuprofen 800mg, fluconazolen for candida 2pills/week span, &contraceptive pills ocella (drospirenone and ethinyl estradiol).Will morning Plan B be effective?
Please tell me, could i take ella (ulipristal acetate) after i've already taken a levonorgestrel pill?
Not needed: If you took emergency contraception and followed the instructions correctly then taking a second type of emergency contraception is not needed. If you had unprotected sex again at a different time and now are asking if you can use Ella after a different exposure during the same menstrual cycle then yes it is ok to do that. ...Read more
Had ella (ulipristal acetate) 1 pill on the 4th day aft having sex had light bleeding for 3 days 16 days aft taking ella (ulipristal acetate)1 pill can i get preg?
Yes: The Plan B hormones will keep a fertilized egg from implanting in the uterus. It is a larger dose of hormones that are similar to standard birth control pills. Like all artificial hormones they change the normal function of your body. Take the time to learn about of all the downsides to using that form of birth control. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer