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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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Can you drink after you taking levonelle?

Can you drink after you taking levonelle?

Yes but judiciously: Levonelle is a progestational hormone that prevents pregnancy by inhibiting ovulation and making the female reproductive tract inhospitible to sperm. It may also interfere with embryo implantation. Its most comon side efffect is nausea. One of the most common side effects of alcohol is also nausea. But moderate intake of alcohol shouldn't make you feel worse. ...Read more

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Is it ok to take both levonelle and Ellaone in one week ???

Is it ok to take both levonelle and Ellaone in one week ???

Yes: Resuming or initiating hormonal contraception should be started the day after the last emergency contraception has been taken( use a backup method condom for the first 7 days) ...Read more

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Condom split Sunday @ 7am . Levonelle taken Monday @ 1.30pm. Monday@ 6.30pm condom splits again- what to do? Am I protected from pill 5.5 hours ago?

Condom split Sunday @ 7am . Levonelle taken Monday @ 1.30pm. Monday@ 6.30pm condom splits again- what to do? Am I protected from pill 5.5 hours ago?

Retake: Retake emergency contraception. Also buy a better brand of condoms. If condoms are stored correctly they should not break. Consider starting a more reliable form of contraception in the future to avoid these scares. ...Read more

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I took levonelle 3 days after foreplay, he didn't enter but he ejactulated but covered it with his had before he did. I'm i pregnant/ 4 test all neg?

I took levonelle 3 days after foreplay, he didn't enter but he ejactulated but covered it with his had before he did. I'm i pregnant/ 4 test all neg?

Unanswerable: I am sorry, but i cannot decipher what you are asking. It would appear that you could not be pregnant. So, I am not sure why you think or wonder if you are. To get pregnant two things have to happen at the same time: you have to be ovulating in your cycle and you have to be exposed to fresh semen inside of your vagina. This did not happen and thus you cannot be pregnant. ...Read more

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30th March (afternoon), condom split during sex. I'm on Co-Cyprindiol and took last pill before 7 day break on night of 30th. Should I take Levonelle?

30th March (afternoon), condom split during sex. I'm on Co-Cyprindiol and took last pill before 7 day break on night of 30th. Should I take Levonelle?

Birth control: You are already on birth control pills so you are protected against pregnancy assuming you did not miss any pills. Condoms help prevent STD transmission so it is good to use them. You didn’t need the condom for pregnancy prevention since you were already on pills. Emergency birth control is not needed when already on birth control. ...Read more

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Levonelle on 6/09&started bleeding on 15/09 brown blood but v light&cont'd till today 18/09.Is this from pill? How long should I expect to bleed for?

Levonelle on 6/09&started bleeding on 15/09 brown blood but v light&cont'd till today 18/09.Is this from pill? How long should I expect to bleed for?

Yes: Yes this is due to the pill.The morning after pill or emergency contraceptive which is a dose of a progestin after which you can expect to bleed.The bleeding can last until your next period which may be earlier or later, heavier or lighter than usual. If your period doesn't start within 3 wk. do a pregnancy test since it isn't 100% effective.You need to be sure to use a reliable method from now on ...Read more