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I took postinor 2 at ones?

I took postinor 2 at ones?

Emergency contra: For emergency contraception purpose, postinor 1.5 mg (2 tablets of 0.75 mg) can be taken together within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. Treatment for emergency contraception should begin as soon as possible; however, treatment is still moderately effective if used within 5 days and should be made available to women up to 5 days after unprotected or inadequately protected intercourse. ...Read more

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Can I take postinor 1 twice in a month?

Yes, but: There is no medical issue with taking postinor twice in one month, however if you need to I am worried that you are not using a more reliable form of contraception. Talk to your physician about changing your approach so that you are better preventing pregnancy going forward. ...Read more

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Is taking postinor after every sex good?

Is taking postinor after every sex good?

Probably not: Postinor is morning-after pill taken after unprotected intercourse to prevent pregnancy it's intended for emergency contraception, not daily contraception. Use more than once a month can alter menstrual cycle, thickening of the endometrium, possible infertility or ectopic pregnancy. Gyn/fp can offer several options for regular contraception, including bcps, foam & condoms, etc. ...Read more

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Can postinor 2 be taken twice in one cycle?

Can postinor 2 be taken twice in one cycle?

Yes, but...: Plan B is called "B" because it is a back-up emergency plan. One does not use Plan B as her Plan A. Instead, one must stop having sex until a good Plan A is in place. Now is the time to get Plan A in place... with the goal of never needing Plan B again. Plan B is not to be used as one's method of birth control. Plan B is an emergency back-up plan when Plan A fails. Sex is almost never mandatory. ...Read more

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Am 34 years, please how effective is postinor-2 tablet?

Am 34 years, please how effective is postinor-2 tablet?

Very effective: Postinor-2 is an emergency contraceptive only. Postinor-2 is not intended as a regular method of contraception. It is used to prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of unprotected intercourse. It is estimated that Postinor-2 will prevent 85% of expected pregnancies. 95% of expected pregnancies will be prevented if taken within the first 24 hours, declining to 58% if taken between 48-72 hrs.. ...Read more

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How do I take postinor that comes in 10tablets satchet?

How do I take postinor that comes in 10tablets satchet?

Emerg Contraception: Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex. This 2-pill dose contains 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel. (in some countries, a 1-pill formulation is available under the brand name postinor 1 or postinor2 the sooner taken after unprotected sex the better the chance of preventing pregnancy. This does not prevent stds. ...Read more

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Hi u took postinor 2 13 hours after first pill am I safe?

Hi u took postinor 2 13 hours after first pill am I safe?

? It is questionable: It is estimated that Postinor-2 will prevent 85% of expected pregnancies. 95% of expected pregnancies will be prevented if taken within the first 24 hours, declining to 58% if taken between 48 hours and 72 hours after unprotected intercourse. After that there is no clear research. The sooner that you take the tablet, the more effective it is likely to be. The second tablet 12 hours later ...Read more

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After taking postinor 2, how long do I wait until myperiod comes?

After taking postinor 2, how long do I wait until myperiod comes?

Emergency contracept: Potential Side effects w emergency contraception include menstrual flow changes (spotting, bleeding, early or late period). Take pregnancy test & notify Dr if your period is 7 or > days late. ...Read more

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How do you know postinor 2 has taken effect three days after taking it?

How do you know postinor 2 has taken effect three days after taking it?

You won't know: In reality unless you get pregnant. Unfortunately at that time, you'll know that it didn't work. Many patients will get nausea, vomiting, breast pain or spotting but that's just your body responding to hormonal changes and doesn't mean that it work or didn't. ...Read more

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Is it possible for me to take postinor 2 twice in 2 months consecutively?

Is it possible for me to take postinor 2 twice in 2 months consecutively?

Yes: It is possible but if you are having emergencies that often you really need to talk to your doctor about starting a more reliable method of contraception. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long does your body take to get back to normal after taking postinor 2?

How long does your body take to get back to normal after taking postinor 2?

Cycle dependent: Postinor is a progestin. Progesterone and its metabolites are produced during the second half of the cycle. After postinor, it would not be unusual to see some degree of hormone withdrawal bleeding. The amount of withdrawal bleeding and its duration will depend on when during a cycle postinor was taken. The latest by the next anticipated menstrual period the cycle should be back on track. ...Read more

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Hi. I took the two tablets of postinor 2 at the same time. How effective is that?

Hi. I took the two tablets of postinor 2 at the same time. How effective is that?

50-80% effective: According to the Medical Letter, Postinor 2 is effective 50-80%. They should be started as soon as possible within 72 hours of unprotected sex. Routine contraception should be continued or initiated as soon as possible following use of levonorgestrel as fertility returns following the use of emergency contraception with levonorgestrel. ...Read more

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I took Postinor 2 and am having unusual camps what should I do and when will it stop?

I took Postinor 2 and am having unusual camps what should I do and when will it stop?

Cramping: Cramping can occur after taking Postinor 2. Cramping should resolve in a day or two. Follow up with doctor or clinic if cramping becomes severe or lasting more than 2 days. More frequently asked questions about Postinor: http://postinorpill. Com/global-postinor/faq ...Read more

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I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday?

I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday?

Should visit doctor: That is not the use of Postinor 2, Plan B, or any emergency contraceptive pills. Such pills are not used for repeated sexual activities. This is a most important fact to understand... emergency contraception is not to be used as one's main method of birth control. Many people never have a sexual emergency and never use EC pills in a lifetime. Use regular birth control pills, an IUD, or condoms. ...Read more

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Is a complete course of 2 pills of postinor 2 strong enough? Or do I need to take another dose?

Is a complete course of 2 pills of postinor 2 strong enough? Or do I need to take another dose?

It is enough: Here are the instructions: Take 2 pills within 120 hours after unprotected sex. This 2-pill dose contains 1.5 mg of levonorgestrel. I am presuming you are using this for emergency contraception. 2 pills within 5 days of intercourse is the dosage for emergency contraception. ...Read more

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I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday please?

I took postinor 2 on Monday and another one on Wednesday can I take another one on Friday please?

You can: Take it again if needed. Remember, emergency contraception is 95% effective and by repeatedly taking a chance you are increasing chances of having to face the consequence of failure. Discuss birth control with a physician. ...Read more

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I took 1 tablet of postinor 2 and the 2nd 8 hrs later instead of 12 hrs later. Is it still effective?

Exactly 12 hours: The manufacturer is very clear that the second positron pill should be taken exactly 12 hours after the first. ...Read more

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I smoked an hour after I took postinor1. Is it okay? I'm nervous. My second time to take postinor after a year.

I smoked an hour after I took postinor1. Is it okay? I'm nervous. My second time to take postinor after a year.

No: No, it's not ok to smoke. The nicotine is extremely addictive, but aside from that, smoking is a habit to quit, especially for women of childbearing age. However, the postinor1 should work if not taken too late. If a regular period doesn't come in a few weeks when expected, one can do a urine pregnancy test. Of course, no smoking until then. Nor after then. ...Read more