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I think I have ovulated will the morning after pill work?

I think I have ovulated will the morning after pill work?

Yes, it can be used: At any time during your menstrual cycle. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. ...Read more

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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I had unprotected sex during ovulation will the morning after pill work? He pulled out, but im still not sure if nothing got in.

I had unprotected sex during ovulation will the morning after pill work? He pulled out, but im still not sure if nothing got in.

Yes: A morning-after pill taken the day after sex is very effective in preventing pregnancy. It is about 95% effective, which translates to: if 100 women take the pill the day after sex, about 5 women get pregnant, and 95 will not get pregnant from that sex. The morning-after pill works less well on days 3, 4, or 5 after sex. One can do a urine pregnancy test 3 weeks after sex to verify non-pregnancy. ...Read more

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If I have sex today and i ovulate tomorrow will a morning after pill work?

If I have sex today and i ovulate tomorrow will a morning after pill work?

It can be used at: Anytime during the menstrual cycle. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. ...Read more

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How effective is the morning after pill doesn't work if you're ovulating ?

How effective is the morning after pill doesn't work if you're ovulating ?

Emergency: Contraception can be used at any time during the menstrual cycle. Plan b one-step can reduce your risk of pregnancy by up to 95% if used within 24 hours of sex. According to planned parenthood when Plan B is taken 48 to 72 hours after intercourse the efficacy is 61%. ...Read more

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

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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Is it true if i took the morning after pill around when im ovulating or just after it won't work?

Is it true if i took the morning after pill around when im ovulating or just after it won't work?

Not at all: You can take the morning after pill at any point in your cycle. The morning after pill helps to prevent ovulation. If you've already ovulated, the morning after pill won't really be able to help you. But women ovulate at all different times in their cycle, some as early as day #4, some as late day #16. Always use it if your condom breaks or you don't want to be pregnant after unprotected sex. ...Read more

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Does Aftera morning after pill works during ovulation?

Does Aftera morning after pill works during ovulation?

Yes: Plan B can work in one of three ways depending on where you are in your cycle. It can prevent or delay ovulation, can interfere with the fertilization of the egg or may prevent implantation by altering the lining of the uterus. If you take Plan B One-Step within 24 hours, it is about 95% effective. ...Read more

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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


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Ovulation (Definition)

Ovulation is the act of the ovary releasing the egg after it has been hormonally prepared, to be ...Read more