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How Soon Can You Start Taking Birth Control Pills After Taking The Morning After Pill
Ocp start: On the day of your bleeding or the sunday following your cycle depending on your pill. ...Read more
Also known as oral contraceptives, birth control pills are highly effective oral medications that use hormones to prevent pregnancy. There are two main types of birth control pills: one with estrogen and progestin (also known as the combination pill) and one with just progestin. The two main ways they prevent pregnancy are: 1) The hormones thicken the cervical mucous, which keeps sperm from entering the uterus on their way to the egg; and 2) By maintaining a level of hormone in the blood stream that prevents the ...Read more
Yes: You can start the birth control pill at any time. It may be reasonable for some women to start the pill at the beginning of the menstrual cycle, but any time is acceptible. If the pill is started at any time other than the beginning of the cycle, you should use some other from of birth control for two weeks. After two weeks you will be protected. ...Read more
B/c pills.: You can start b/c pills any time. In the old days you had to wait after the first sunday after your period, but not now. F/u with uour ob/gyn. ...Read more
Yes & Recommended: After you've had a withdrawal bleed from map, you can start ocps as instructed by your doc. Take them regularly & you'll not only avoid pregnancy risks, but you'll benefit from lighter, less painful cycles, less menstrual pain, less ovulation discomfort, improvement of any pmdd symptoms, and less acne. Sounds worth it to me. Fertility resumes as soon as you stop them also. Take care of yourself. ...Read more
How many birth control pills (I.e. YAZ) are equal to the morning after pill? I know it's not ideal! However the morningafter pill isn't available here
Morning After: Not exactly equivalent, but 4 tabs now and 4 more in another 12 hours. 50-90% effective ...Read more
My friend has been on birth control pills for 6yrs and had sex and the guy came inside 4 times should she take the morning after pill, or not?
I'm currently on birth control pills and had unprotected sex within the last 24 hours. Should I take the morning after pill in addition to that?
No: Not if you take your oral contraceptives consistently and correctly. ...Read more
I have read that women on birth control pills have withdrawl bleeding, if a woman takes a morning after pill, can she experience the same bleeding? Also how many days after she takes the pill does she bleed?
Plan B: The morning after pill may cause irregular spotting and bleeding but it may also have an impact on your next period. Although most women still have their period on time, you may have it several days later or earlier than usual. ...Read more
On birth control pills. Had sex 4 times, 3 with condom and 1 without on 2nd day of period (took morning-after pill).I'm late 2 days on my period. Why?
Many factors: Many reasons for late. Start with pregnancy test. ...Read more
Could you tell me what would I feel or what would happen to my body if I take birth control pills and then morning after pill when I have breast cancer?
I currently had unprotected sex yesterday. And today I too 5 birth control pills because it stated that I can use it as a morning after pill. I'm not on birth control and I'm NOT trying to get pregnant. I just want to know would I get sick.
Maybe: It is not uncommon to get sick from the medication but passes in a day or so. ...Read more
What is the interaction between birth control pills, the morning after pill, and the antibiotic amoxicillin? What's the possibility of pregnancy?
No interaction.: If you are on birth control pills, took the morning after pill and are taking Amoxicillin for an unrelated reason, you are extremely unlikely to be pregnant. Check a home urine pregnancy test the after a missed period and if negative repeat in a week - that's the only way to be sure. Take Folic Acid 1 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read more
Birth control: In the old days b/c was started after your perod. But now you can start anytime. Consult with your ob/gyn. ...Read more
He came inside me on the second day of birth control pill and after taking the morning after pill. I'm I safe!?
Yes: There are several protocols available that are effective and have been in use for years. ...Read more
Oral contraceptive: & emergency contraceptive can be taken together. ...Read more
To cover myself, should I take the morning after pill? I'm on birth control and just took morning after pill 3 weeks ago?
Should I stop my regular birth control while I take emergency contriception? I started my birth control 3 days late and I had unprotected sex. I know I should take the morning after pill but I am not sure if I should stop taking my birth control to take t
By the date of this post 4 days have passed therefore I will advise you for the future. You should not stop using your NuvaRing if you plan to take a Plan B emergency contraception pill.
Lastly if you want the NuvaRing to be effective you have to insert it at the approriate time. Consider creative ways to remind yourself when it needs to be inserted.
Take care. ...Read more
Is okay to take morning after pill if it expired about a year ago? I'm on birth control but I missed two consecutive pills.
Discard expired pill:
It is wiser to get rid of "morning after pills which expired about a year ago" and buy others.
Be safe and continue taking your contraceptive pills more regularly and consider switching to a much more effective and "forgettable" method of preventing pregnancy like an IUD or a subdermal implant. Remember about male or female condoms too. ...Read more
My birth control is Aubra. I've been on it for a week. My boyfriend had his orgasm in me last night. Should I get the morning after pill?
I have been on birth control for 2 weeks and last night I had unprotected sex. Should I still take the morning after pill?
If I am two weeks into birth control and have had unprotected sex, should I take the morning after pill? What would it do for me?
It depends when you started your birth control pills. If you started birth control for the 1st time ever 2 weeks ago and you started the 3-5th day of your period, then you probably don't need to use the morning after.
If you have been on the pill for many cycles, then definitely no need
otherwise, it wouldn't hurt to take the morning after pill. Actually it never hurts. It might just be overkill. ...Read more
Contraceptiion is a means of preventing conception (or fertilization). There are hormonal and non hormonal methods of preventing sperm and egg from meeting. Talk to your doctor or clinic about what options are best for you. There are short acting methods (condoms, pills, patch, ring) and long ...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
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