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Doctor insights on: Lupus And The Morning After Pill

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How can I get the morning after pill?

At pharmacy.: No prescription required. Www. Planbonestep. Com provides coupons and name of local pharmacies that carry the med. ...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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How can the morning after pill work?

How can the morning after pill work?

Prevent conception: Emergency contraceptive pills work by keeping the egg from being released by the ovary or by keeping the sperm and egg from getting together. Current evidence says they do not work by keeping a pregnancy from implanting in the uterus. ...Read more

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How can the morning after pill work?

How can the morning after pill work?

Like reg. Bcps: Just like birth control pills, the morning after pill can stop ovulation from occuring, or can delay ovulation. It also can interfere with the wombs ability to accept a pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does the morning after pill lways work?

Does the morning after pill lways work?

It is not 100%: Nothing is 100%. Plan b one-step ; similar emergency contraceptives 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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Does the morning after pill always work?

Does the morning after pill always work?

Nothing is 100%: Effective. Plan b one-step ; similar emergency contraceptives 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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Can the morning after pill actually work?

Can the morning after pill actually work?

Yes: Originally called the yuzpe method, it is very effective. An offshoot of this method which has been around since the 1970s, is the Plan B method, now available over the counter. ...Read more

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How often can the morning after pill be used?

How often can the morning after pill be used?

There is no specific: Limit BUT it is not designed to be used regularly or to replace reliable birth control. It was designed specifically for episodes of failed birth cotnrol. ...Read more

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How safe is it to take the morning after pill?

How safe is it to take the morning after pill?

Pretty Safe: The fda has conducted extensive safety testing before allowing any medication on the market. That means they consider it safe for the general population described within the package insert when prescribed by a physician. For more specific individual concerns for you, please contact your physician. ...Read more

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What to know before taking the morning after pill?

What to know before taking the morning after pill?

Decreases risk: Plan b decreases the risk of pregnancy by 70-80% when taken correctly within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. Then you wait and do a home pregnancy test about 10 days later. Then see a doctor to start a better method of birth control. ...Read more

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Could there be a cheap way to get the morning after pill?

Oral contraceptives: Are sometimes used in lui of emergency contraceptives. Check reference chart to see which oral contraceptives can be used for emergency contraception and at what doses. Http://ec. Princeton. Edu/questions/dose. Html#dose ...Read more

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What is it that is really bad about the morning after pill?

What is it that is really bad about the morning after pill?

Agree w Dr. Askew: It is not an abortion pill. It does have potential side effects. Potential side effects w emergency contraception includes menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have strange symptoms after the morning after pill?

Is it possible to have strange symptoms after the morning after pill?

Yes: Potential side effects with emergency contraception can include: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your doctor if your period is 7 or more days late. ...Read more

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Please tell me about advantages and disadvantages of the morning after pill?

Please tell me about advantages and disadvantages of the morning after pill?

Simple answer: Advantage- Taking it after unprotected intercourse to prevent unintended pregnancy.
Disadvantage-Using the pill as a primary contraceptive. ...Read more

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Experiencing pains after taking the morning after pill. What could be wrong?

Not Uncommon: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Can the morning after pill harm you in any way?

Can the morning after pill harm you in any way?

Not usually: The " morning after pill", if Progesterone only, may cause a withdrawal bleed which might bring on your cycle early and make you bleed a little longer. Does not usually harm you permanently. Some women are very sensitive to Progesterone and will get a bad headache from it. The side effects are only temporary. Reliable birth control is a good option! ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the morning after pill?

What are the side effects of the morning after pill?

Bleeding: Remember that the morning after pill is ony 75 % effective. If you don't get your period or it seems abnormal to you, you should make sure you are not pregnant. Women can have irregular bleeding after taking the morning after pill. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of the morning after pill?

Might be none.: Potential se’s w emergency contraception: tender breasts; changes in menstrual flow (spotting, bleeding, early or late period or spotting instead of period); loose stools; dizziness; headache; nausea/ vomiting; abdominal discomfort or feeling tired. If you develop chest tightness, difficulty breathing, swelling of lips, mouth, throat – call 911. Notify your gyn if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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Does allergex have an effect on the morning after pill?

No: The reported principle ingredient of Allergex is the anti-histamine chlorphenamine. Chlorphenamine is not reported to have any significant interaction with levonorgestrel, the ingredient in the morning after or Plan B pill. Allergex should have no effect on the morning after pill. Good luck! ...Read more

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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

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Do you think I should take the morning after pill while on bc?

Do you think I should take the morning after pill while on bc?

Not if you have: Used your oral contraceptive for the minimal period, consistently and correctly. It would not be necessary. ...Read more

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Does spotting always happen after taking the morning after pill?

Does spotting always happen after taking the morning after pill?

It may or may not: Occur. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). ...Read more

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Is it normal to bleed heavily after taking the morning after pill?

Is it normal to bleed heavily after taking the morning after pill?

It can occur.: Potential side effects w emergency contraception include: menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...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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Could taking the morning after pill cause you to bleed irregularity for 2 months?

Could taking the morning after pill cause you to bleed irregularity for 2 months?

Consult GYN doctor: Morning after pill is to prevent pregnancy and not to cause irregular bleeding for 2 months. You should get checked up by GYN doctor and get right treatment to get normal periods. ...Read more

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Does the morning after pill cause nausea?

Yes: Emergency Contraceptive pills can cause nausea. Potential side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period), nausea, vomiting, dizziness, fatigue, headache, breast tenderness & abdominal pain or cramps. Take pregnancy test & notify dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

Dr. Adam Levy
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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