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Does the morning after pill cause weight gain?

Does the morning after pill cause weight gain?

No: I do not think so because you only need 2 doses -take the second dose 12 hours affer the first dose afer unprotected intercourse within 72 hours as emergency contraception. It may cause some nausea insome pt but no wt gain. ...Read more

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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 have not got my period for 10 months. Period stopped after I took morning after pill. I lost some weights.?

I have not got my period for 10 months. Period stopped after I took morning after pill. I lost some weights.?

Pregnancy test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Morning after pill should not affect long term. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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How can the morning after pill effect women?

How can the morning after pill effect women?

Cycle irregularity: The morning after pill often causes a small amount of withdrawal bleeding followed by a delay in your cycle. This delay should be expected, but it should also include a pregnancy test about 2-3 weeks after the last episode of unprotected intercourse. ...Read more

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What can you do to use the morning after pill?

Morning after pill: Take as soon as possible after incident of unprotected sex. Within 24 hours has a higher rate of effectiveness - but can be taken within 72 hours of event. ...Read more

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How does the morning after pill work in the body?

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How does the morning after pill work in the body?

By causing bleeding: These pills cause your cycle to start and thus prevent implantation. ...Read more

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Didn't take the morning after pill. What can I do?

Didn't take the morning after pill. What can I do?

Emergency contracept: Most emergency contraceptives have greatest efficacy when taken within 72 hours of intercourse. However, there can be some lesser amt of protection up to 5 days out with some. ...Read more

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How does the morning after pill work and helps out?

Check out this link.: Take care! Http://m.Plannedparenthood. Org/mt/www. Plannedparenthood. Org/health-topics/emergency-contraception-morning-after-pill-4363.Asp.

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Could you tell me what happens when you take the morning after pill?

Could you tell me what happens when you take the morning after pill?

Often no side effect: 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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What would happen if you take the morning after pill twice in a month?

It can be done.: However, rather then take emergency contraceptives repeatedly - you need to do the responsible thing and find a consistent form of birth control. ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if it's necessary for me to take the morning after pill?

Can you please tell me if it's necessary for me to take the morning after pill?

A personal decision: If you have had unprotected sexual intercourse and do not desire to become pregnant - it can be taken within 72 hours of the sex. It is a very personal decision. ...Read more

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What consequences result from taking the morning-after pill early in your cycle?

Variable: 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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Are morning after pill over the counter?

Are morning after pill over the counter?

Yes: The morning after pill is available over the counter but there are two rules: you must speak to the pharmacist in order to get it, and you must be 18 or older to get it. ...Read more

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Is abortion the same as the morning after pill?

Is abortion the same as the morning after pill?

Yes and no: You can have a procedure that interferes with a pregnancy that has started in the womb, which for many years was the only process using the abortion label. Today there are forms of birth control that prevent a fertilized egg from implanting and establishing a pregnancy. If you believe life begins at conception, this would also be considered an abortion. (morning after pills) ...Read more

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How good is the morning after pill during ovulation?

How good is the morning after pill during ovulation?

Up to 95%: If a woman takes the morning after pill within 24 hours of intercourse it is up to 95% effective. If she takes it within 72 hours of intercourse it is up to 89% effective. The sooner after intercourse the pill is taken the more effective it is, even during ovulation time. However being on bcp or Implanon or iud is even more effective, so it's helpful to consider a from of birth control. ...Read more

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Brown bleeding 10 days after taking morning after pill?

Brown bleeding 10 days after taking morning after pill?

Common: The morning after pill will often give you irregular bleeding. If you do not want to be pregnant consider seeing your obgyn to discuss contraception options. This will keep you from getting pregnant and give you menstrual cycle control. ...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


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Weight Gain (Definition)

Weight gain is an increase in body weight. This can be a result of increases to muscle mass, increases in body fat, or increases in body fluids like water. Occasionally, weight gain can be a symptom of ...Read more